** News Summary by David Kusumoto (winstonsnow), San Diego (USA). NO FURTHER COMMENTS ACCEPTED. CLICK “MORE INFO” LINK ABOVE. *** FULL NEWS STORY IN CONTEXT is at: bit.ly Facebook and Google accounts are welcome to follow/subscribe to my news column there. ** PLEASE LEAVE COMMENTS with the owners of this video — Richard Jon Micklewright and Peter Watkins-Hughes — who are on You Tube at: bit.ly ** FOLLOWING TEXT IN FULL WRITTEN BY DAVID KUSUMOTO (USA) — In the United Kingdom, a graphic public service film depicting the ravages of using cell phones in cars has spread virally on the Internet. ** The four-minute sequence involves British student actors and crews — and is part of a larger 30-minute drama produced and directed by Peter Watkins-Hughes — (visit bit.ly — an award winning former BBC producer who is also a lecturer for the Documentary Film & Television department at the Newport School of Art, Media and Design in Wales. This drama was made for — and with — the Gwent Police Department, located approximately 150 miles west of London. ** WARNING the graphic clip is professionally staged — but does a fine job hammering its message home. In my view, it should be seen by every parent — and imported/licensed for broadcast or school use throughout the United States from Messrs. Micklewright or Watkins-Hughes. Their contact information is available under the “more info” link on the top right side of your browser at: bit.ly (NEWS STORY IN FULL CONTEXT is at: bit.ly
Good vintage airline footage and, because AT&T sponsored it, a lot of telephones. Producer: Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions Sponsor: American Telephone and Telegraph Co. (AT&T) Shows the varied forms of communications used by commercial air carriers in confirming reservations, preparing aircraft for flight, monitoring aircraft in flight and maintaining air-to-ground contact.
Video Rating: 4 / 5