• Short Summary

    FOR HONGKONG SCHOOLCHILDREN 'SAFETY FIRST' ON THE COLONY'S BUSY STREETS TAKES A HIGH PRIORITY.

    TRAFFIC PATROLS?

  • Description

    1.
    SV SIGN "FATIMA SCHOOL"
    0.03

    2.
    SV CHILDREN TRAFFIC WARDENS MARCH FROM SCHOOL, BOYS FIRST FOLLOWED BY GIRLS
    0.20

    3.
    SV WARDENS CROSS ROAD
    0.25

    4.
    CU GIRL WARDEN
    0.28

    5.
    LV WARDEN STOPS TRAFFIC, CHILDREN CROSS
    0.40

    6.
    CU GIRL
    0.42

    7.
    SV BOYS ON DUTY
    0.47

    8.
    SV BOY STOPS TRAFFIC, CHILDREN CROSS
    1.02

    9.
    SV BOY ESCORTS TWO SCHOOL CHILDREN ACROSS ROAD
    1.13

    10.
    SV CHILDREN WATCHING
    1.15

    11.
    SV GIRLS MARCH BACK TO SCHOOL (2 SHOTS)
    1.22

    12.
    CU GIRL ENTERS SCHOOL
    1.28

    13.
    CU BOYS ARRIVE BACK AT SCHOOL ENTER (2 SHOTS)
    1.37



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    Background: FOR HONGKONG SCHOOLCHILDREN 'SAFETY FIRST' ON THE COLONY'S BUSY STREETS TAKES A HIGH PRIORITY.

    TRAFFIC PATROLS FORMED BY THE SCHOOLCHILDREN HAVE BEEN FORMED AND TRAINED BY HONGKONG'S ROAD SAFETY COMMITTEE AND THE POLICE. THERE ARE 21 PATROLS IN THE COLONY AND OVER 1000 CHILDREN TAKE PART.

    THE CHILDREN SHOWN ON FILM ARE THE 'NUMBER 4' PATROL FROM KOWLOON'S FATIMA SCHOOL. THEY'RE SEEN STOPPING THE TRAFFIC TO LET THEIR SCHOOL FRIENDS CROSS THE ROAD.

    PATROLS LIKE THESE RELEASE HONGKONG TRAFFIC POLICE FOR OTHER DUTIES AND ENCOURAGE ROAD SENSE IN THE CHILDREN AT AN EARLY AGE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAEZZ52X8XQMY8BYBEQ6P9FCRO
    Media URN:
    VLVAAEZZ52X8XQMY8BYBEQ6P9FCRO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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