Safety for Children: “Live and Learn” 1951 Sid Davis Productions; Avoiding Accidents for Kids

Safety for Children: “Live and Learn” 1951 Sid Davis Productions; Avoiding Accidents for Kids

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“Seemingly endless(ly entertaining) parade of little kids falling, getting cut, and all sorts of mishaps made possible by our favorite horror monger, Sid Davis!…”
“…This was the first Sid Davis let’s-scare-kids-into-being-safe film… Includes a bit about BB guns that literally tells us you can put an eye out with one of those things. A film version of your mom…”

Reupload of a previously uploaded film with improved video & sound.

Originally a public domain film from the Library of Congress Prelinger Archives, slightly cropped to remove uneven edges, with the aspect ratio corrected, and one-pass brightness-contrast-color correction & mild video noise reduction applied.
The soundtrack was also processed with volume normalization, noise reduction, clipping reduction, and/or equalization (the resulting sound, though not perfect, is far less noisy than the original).’s_Hospital_Los_Angeles
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, formerly Childrens Hospital Society, is a private, non-profit teaching hospital in Los Angeles. The hospital provides multidisciplinary care to over 93,000 children each year, with physician expertise in over 100 pediatric specialties and subspecialties.

The hospital has been included in the Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll for 2012-2013 by U.S. News & World Report and is currently the 5th ranked children’s hospital in the United States and the top ranked children’s hospital in the western United States. It has also received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The hospital is affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. The current president and CEO is Richard D. Cordova…,_California

Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States. Situated on Santa Monica Bay, it is bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles — Pacific Palisades on the northwest, Brentwood on the north, West Los Angeles on the northeast, Mar Vista on the east, and Venice on the southeast. Santa Monica is home to many Hollywood celebrities and executives and is a mixture of affluent single-family neighborhoods, renters, surfers, professionals, and students. The Census Bureau 2010 population for Santa Monica is 89,736.

Partly because of its agreeable climate, Santa Monica had become a famed resort town by the early 20th century. The city has experienced a boom since the late 1980s through the revitalization of its downtown core with significant job growth and increased tourism…

BB guns are a type of air gun designed to shoot projectiles named BBs after the birdshot pellet of approximately the same size. These projectiles are usually spherical but can also be pointed or triangular; those are usually used for bird hunting. Modern day BB guns usually have a barrel with a bore and caliber of 0.177 inches (4.5 mm). BB shot for modern BB guns are usually steel, plated either with zinc or copper to resist corrosion, and measure 0.171 to 0.173 inches (4.34 mm to 4.39 mm) in diameter. Some manufacturers also still make lead balls of slightly larger diameter and which are generally intended for use in rifled BB gun barrels, as were formerly used in BB guns.

One of the most famous BB guns is the Red Ryder BB Gun by Daisy Outdoor Products, modeled after the western Winchester rifle. First introduced in 1938, the BB gun became an iconic American toy, and is still in production today. The cultural significance of the BB gun is restricted to North America, but nowadays the term is commonly known in other countries, such as the United Kingdom…

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