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Burns and Scalds
Burns and Scalds

Burns and Scalds 1947


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Burns and Scalds 1947

1 mins United Kingdom Director. Michael Law

This shorter, snappier trailer version of Playing with Fire - a Ministry of Health information film, also available on BFI Player - warns mums and dads of the dangers faced by a naturally curious child in and around the home. Shock tactics are effectively deployed to remind parents that the responsibility lies with them to watch over their little ones. Stressing that burns and scalds are preventable, cymbals and ambulance sirens are among the distressing sound effects used to stir emotions and emphasise the dangers of playing with fire.

Directed by

Michael Law


Public Information Filler


Accidents in the home Scalds Burns Domestic safety Children


Public Information Films




United Kingdom



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