Hospitals don't burn down

Australia, 1978

Film
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A disturbingly realistic film about a fire in a high-rise hospital. It dramatically portrays the horror and awful consequences of such a tragedy. Demonstrates the results of good and bad training and the need for all personnel to learn basic drills and routines in case of fire. Cast includes Jeanne Drynan, Mark Edwards, Ray Marshall, Ralph Cotterill, Ken Goodlet.

Credits

director

Brian Trenchard-Smith

producer

Peter Johnson

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:23:50:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31016

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Fire prevention - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Fires

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Fire prevention - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

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

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Safety education

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Fire prevention - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hospital evacuation

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hospitals - Safety measures

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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