The Richard Massingham Collection, DVD DVD


Collection of short government information films written, directed by and starring Richard Massingham.

Among the topics of his educational shorts are how to cross the road, how to sneeze into a handkerchief, how to drive safely and how to bathe safely in five inches of water.

The collection includes: 'Dr Massingham Say... Tell Me If It Hurts' (1934), 'Coughs and Sneezes' (1945), 'Jet-Propelled Germs' (1948), 'Handkerchief Drill' (1949), 'Another Case of Poisoning' (1949), 'The Cure' (1950), 'Surviving the War: The Five Inch Bather' (1942), 'Post Early for Christmas' (1943), 'In Which We Live: Being the Life Story of a Suit Told By Itself' (1943), 'Elopement in France' (1944), 'An Englishman's Home...

Down at the Local' (1945), 'An Englishman's Home...' (1946), 'Moving House' (1950), 'Post-War Blues: What a Life!: What a Life' (1948), 'Watch Your Meters' (1947), 'Warning to Travellers' (1949), 'Help Yourself' (1950), 'Post-War Blues: The Daily Grind: Pool of Contentment' (1946), 'Pedal Cyclists' (1947), 'Pedestrian Crossing' (1948), '30 Miles in an Hour' (1949) and 'Introducing the New Worker' (1951).


  • Format: DVD
  • Region: 2
  • Certification: (Ex)
  • EAN: 5035673020494
  • Catalogue number: BFIV2049
  • Studio: BFI
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  • Genre: Drama
  • Colour: B/W


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