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Be a Good Cyclist 1950

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Be a Good Cyclist 1950

4 mins United Kingdom

Halt means Stop! Never cut corners, signal clearly and never ride more than two abreast! The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents never rested from its task of highlighting the risks of Britain's roads. This early postwar safety film - unusually for 1950, shot in colour - hammers home its worthy message with only a hint of finger-wagging...

Genres

Public Information Filler

Tags

Cycling Road safety

Collection

Setting Off Public Information Films

Released

1950

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

RoSPA

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