A Word to the wise

United States, 1944

Film
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Carelessness with an electric iron, a cigarette, or a radiator can start a fire in your home, or in your next door neighbour’s home. This film demonstrates how to take precautions against such common domestic fire hazards and provides statistical information on just how easily fires can start. Entertaining and informative narration.

Credits

production company

Chicago Film Laboratory

Language

English

Duration

00:14:18:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30612

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Fire

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Fire prevention - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Safety education

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Dwellings - Fires and fire prevention

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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