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Ballad of the Battered Bicycle

Henry demonstrates his two-wheel tomfoolery, but there's no happy ending for this bike.

Children's 1947 9 mins

Overview

"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.