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1950s Much-Binding-in-the-Marsh ROSPA Road Safety Song

A road safety song from the early 1950s for a ROSPA campaign.

For anyone who is 80+ or older in years or has exquisite taste, you'll recognise a rewritten version of the theme tune to Much-Binding-in-the-Marsh, a pre-Goon Show (late 1940s) comedy from the BBC Home Service.

Beautiful, but even then you can see the motor-normativity.

Why? In 1950 there were 5012 road deaths in the UK, for 4 million cars.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEYVc8OAI-4

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David9694 | 3 months ago
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Just watched Six Candles - road safety film early '60s on Talking Pictures (tptv.co.uk) - worth a look 

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wycombewheeler replied to David9694 | 3 months ago
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Is it as good as four candles?

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hawkinspeter replied to wycombewheeler | 3 months ago
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wycombewheeler wrote:

Is it as good as four candles?

It's a load of billhooks

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