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FYI - Public Information Films
"Do you think playing in fridges is fun? Or do you talk to strangers? If so, you may need to play this quiz on UK public information films."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
'To you, it's just a worn-out fridge. But to a child it's a caravan, a ship, a castle, even a bed... and a death-trap!' What advice was given in a 1971 film which would save children with over-active fridge-related imaginations?
Disinfect fridges thoroughly
Talk to your children about the danger of fridges
Take the door off dis-used fridges
Unplug your fridge
In a 1945 public information film, Richard Massingham had pepper poured over him after being a 'real danger' by doing what?
Playing practical jokes on buses
Sneezing without a handkerchief
During the 1970s, Britain was entreated to wear seatbelts with which memorable slogan?
Clunk click every trip
Wear your seatbelt
'If you see Sid, tell him'. But what were we supposed to be telling Sid about in 1986?
British Gas privatisation
The new Community Charge
The dangers of smoking
The Country Code
'Polish a floor and put a rug on it - you might as well set a man-trap.' Is this is genuine public information film?
'Not tonight love, I'm washing me 'air'. Why did a chap turn down a hot date during the 1990s for the better information of the public?
The girl was drunk
The girl was smoking
The girl may have had 'social' diseases
The girl was under-age
Many public information films have been made to encourage children to cross the road with care. Ex-Doctor Who, Jon Pertwee, gave us a handy acronym so that 'now we'll all remember the Green Cross Code'. What was this memorable word?
'It seemed to me we had made a real mess of things in our town. Still, if you can make a muck-up of things you can put them right.' How was an animated working-class stereotype going to sort out towns in 1948?
Build tower blocks
Build 'New Towns'
Build council estates
Emigrate to Australia
Now for a rather earlier and classier film made by the General Post Office to explain its doings. 'Night Mail' had a score written by Benjamin Britten and the voice-over is a poem by W H Auden. True or false?
Voiced by comedian Kenny Everett, Charley was the star of many public information films aimed at children in the 1970s. Who or what was Charley?
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