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1956 29 min
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This short documentary from the Perspective television series examines the dangerous practices that can cause tragic and costly fires. The film follows Inspector Joe Fletcher as he investigates fires that have happened, are happening, or could happen. It shows how frequently fires are actually crimes of carelessness, which, if prevented, could have saved life and property.

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  • Perspective
    Perspective
    1955 46 films
    This TV series from the mid-1950s blended documentary and fiction to tell Canadian stories from a Canadian perspective.

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This short documentary from the Perspective television series examines the dangerous practices that can cause tragic and costly fires. The film follows Inspector Joe Fletcher as he investigates fires that have happened, are happening, or could happen. It shows how frequently fires are actually crimes of carelessness, which, if prevented, could have saved life and property.
  • director
    Thomas Farley
  • producer
    Julian Biggs
  • script
    George Salverson
  • photography
    Donald Wilder
  • sound
    Claude Pelletier
  • editing
    Donald Ginsberg
  • sound editing
    Kathleen Shannon
  • cast
    John Vernon
    Fred Diehl
    Anne Roberge
    Sydney Brown
    Douglas Bradley
    Sammy Sales
    Hal Burke
    Les Ruby
    Cosie Lee
    Barbara Hamilton
    Corinne Conley
    Helene Wilson
    Bob Chapman

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