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Pictorial Parade No. 78 Short Film (Full Length) – 1958 Magazine Educational

Pictorial Parade No. 78

Short Film (Full Length) – 1958 Magazine Educational

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A salient public safety segment in this edition of the National Film Unit’s long-running magazine series looks at 'prudence at home', and the ways that stoves, jugs and fires can be dangerous to children. Other segments include a visit to a Gisborne health camp where youngsters are finishing their seven week course of dietary and exercise lessons. And a jaunt to Canterbury’s frozen Lake Ida for skating, pies, and ice hockey concludes that ‘winter can be fun’. A car-drawn toboggan looks it — though the ice rescue demonstration will not convince all viewers.

Smells good! [a stovetop saucepan], hmmm sounds good [boiling jug], ah feels good [fire] — especially on a chilly winter’s night. Yet every year these three things bring pain and injury to hundreds of New Zealand children.
– From the narration