623S - THE DAYS OF OUR YEARS (1955; 20m)
Shown with Movie: 623-The Amazing Transparent Man
Short Type: Educational and Industrial
Plot: The disabling injuries of railroad workers effect those around them.
Pres By: Union Pacific Railroad
Helen / Florence Shaen
Plus these characters (performers unknown):
Classic Line: "Accident haters, all of us."
Classic Line: "I was happy to be a part of Helen's dreams."
Classic Line: "A newborn's father is one of the most excitable people in the world."
Classic Line: "When you come near him, you come up smooth. You don't make sudden moves."
Classic Line: "I often stop by here for a cup of coffee. Whenever I do, I'm reminded of the things that happened to the people who weren't even there."
Trivia: As shown at the beginning of this short, its title is inspired by Psalm 90:10: "The days of our years are three score and ten..."
This short was filmed in the streets of Los Angeles. Note that all three accident stories were the fault of the worker, not machine or management. How convenient.
Last Updated: 3/28/1999
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