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Ballad of the Battered Bicycle
Ballad of the Battered Bicycle

Ballad of the Battered Bicycle 1947


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Ballad of the Battered Bicycle 1947

10 mins United Kingdom

"I'll tell you now a sorry tale of sorrow and of woe / Of a wicked crime committed not so long ago." Is Henry guilty of cyclecide? Ealing comedy star Stanley Holloway narrates the salutary story of a man who finds himself in court, charged with murdering his unfortunate bike in this witty film made to promote road safety among young cyclists.


Instructional film/TV programme Children's


Road safety Bicycles


Setting Off Family Films




United Kingdom



Production company

Seven League Productions

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