The Great holiday massacre

United States, 1951

Film
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Survey of the causes and possible ‘Cures” of the gigantic traffic accident problem. Factors include high blood alcohol content; discourtesy; inexperience in younger drivers; disobedience of the law; carelessness; and speed. Illustrates these factors, explains self-inflicted deaths, and pin-points danger spots. Includes problems of convicting drunk drivers; improving care and road safety and suggests partial solutions.

Credits

producer

Palmer Williams

production company

Carousel Films

Language

English

Duration

00:51:40:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

32747

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobile driving

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles - Safety measures

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Drinking and traffic accidents

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Traffic accidents

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Traffic accidents - Prevention

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Traffic safety

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Drinking and traffic accidents

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Automobile driver education

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drinking and traffic accidents

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Traffic accidents - Prevention

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Traffic safety

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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