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  1. A full length short film.

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This NFU public safety film takes a jaunty approach to a serious subject as it shows road crossing dangers via bad examples. Mis-steps include walking off the footpath carelessly, crossing the road at oblique angles, 'dithering', and over-confidence. The humour may be physical and the narration pun-filled, but the lessons remain relevant, as pedestrian accidents on Wellington's and Auckland's 21st Century city bus lanes attest. Despite the big question promise of the title there is no Socratic dialogue about crossing the road or any consideration of chickens.

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 John Feeney
 John Morris
 Ron Skelley

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 Eric

Eric

And it still goes on today, but even more so. If only this could be shown on TV these days.

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Quotes

The motorist usually wins because he’s got a tonne of steel behind him ... 
Now where was I? Exhaust on her nylons ... hmmm. 
Others look neither to the left nor the right: one-track minds blundering stubbornly ahead ...