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Excitable or restless? Learn how to control your impulses in this safety film from the National Coal Board

Documentary 1971 8 mins


"Impatience and tragedy are frequent travelling companions", as illustrated by this safety film made by the National Coal Board's prolific film unit. Miner Bert's enthusiasm to leave the pit at the end of his shift to hasten to his bookie and claim his winnings ends in catastrophe. And there are further cautionary tales...