This song, written and performed by Andy Revkin (and friends), aims to chart life's close calls.
The film clips are all in the public domain. Most were shot by Thomas Edison and are from the Library of Congress archives at http://www.loc.gov
There's a short snippet of the 1922 horror movie 'Nosferatu' and a section from "The First Circus" - a 1921 animated film from Dawley Productions:
More Revkin music videos: