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In this MGM short film, part of the Theater of Life Series, an Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle Sergeant reflects on the growing traffic levels on the nation's roads. People drive further and faster than they ever have. People are impatient and don't give way to pedestrians, leading to frazzled nerves all-round. Accidents occur regularly leading not only to costly damaged cars but also to loss of lives. Written by
Included with Undercurrent (1946) in Warner Home Video's 2007 multidisc DVD set "Katharine Hepburn 100th Anniversary Collection". Undercurrent (1946), Morning Glory (1933), Sylvia Scarlett (1935), Dragon Seed (1944), Without Love (1945), The Corn Is Green (1979) (TV), See more »
This two-reeler is one of the films in MGM's Theatre of Life series, which took real life cases from the newspaper and tried to teach the public something. This film takes a look at LAPD Sgt. Charles Reineke who works on a motorcycle overlooking various traffic issues. I guess you could call this an early Highway Safety film as it pretty much shows us how bad drivers operate while the final five minutes of the film shows us what happens when you speed or don't pay attention while you're driving. Those final minutes show several dead people lying in the streets and also shows, in rather graphic detail, dead children thrown from cars. Overall the film is pretty boring due to the slow and bland narration, which really brings down the entertainment value. The film also goes on way too long for its subject as a lot of the same things get repeated throughout the film.
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