Why drown?

United States, 1966

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Demonstrates “drown-proofing” developed by Fred Lanoue by showing how to survive for long periods in water in an emergency. Shows how to discard and use clothing, time breathing and reduce fatigue in detail. Features Lloyd Bridges and Murray Rose.

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Credits

production company

Visual Tutor

producer/director

Albert McCleery

Duration

00:24:57:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1966

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011947

Language

English

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Outdoor recreation - Safety measures

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Safety education

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drowning

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drowning - Prevention

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Life-saving

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Aquatic sports - Safety measures

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Life-saving

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Swimming - Safety measures

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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