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Public Information Films
Section Contents

Created  Sa 24-Oct-98
Revised  Mo 1-Apr-19

Introduction / Videos

An introduction to Public Information Films. A look at the famous cartoon series Charley Says and Jo & Petunia. Plus details of the DVD you can buy.

Download and Play Area 1 Revised  Fr 1-Mar-19

Ten top Public Information Films, most of them not available on video, for you to download and play. The links should now all work again. The video was captured two decades ago in RealMedia 5 format, so it's tiny! You'll need Realplayer, VLC or something simlar to play it.

Download and Play Area 2 Revised  Fr 1-Mar-19

Ten more top Public Information Films, most of them not available on video, for you to download and play. The links should now all work again. The video was captured two decades ago in RealPlayer G2 format, so it's tiny! You'll need Realplayer, VLC or something simlar to play it.

Your Memories

A selection of e-mail messages sent in by those wanting to share their sometimes vague recollections of films in the hope they didn't imagine it all!

Transcripts

Charley Says... Strangers

"Would I like to see some puppies? I got an apple and Charley got something he likes."

Jo & Petunia: Coastguard Revised

"Oh, he's decided to have a swim. Oh! he's changed his mind. Now he's waving to us. Coo-eee!"

Jo & Petunia: Acceptance of The Country Code

"There's a farmer down there with a purple face. Now he's doing one of those country dances."

Pelican Pedestrians

"Wait until the red man changes to the green man. Wish I'd brought me brolly."

Teenagers Learn To Swim

"Meet Mike, he swims like a fish! I wish I didn't keep losing me birds!"

Teach Them To Swim with Rolf Harris

"Frightened the wits out of my mum and dad. Once they get that confidence in the water, they love it."

Road Testing the Pedestrian

"Road holding: fair. But where our model really did badly was resistance to damage."

Grown-Ups and Road Sense

"It's funny how grown-ups are always right, even when they're wrong. And do you know who it was? It was my dad! In his new car."

Lonely Water

"I am the spirit of dark and lonely water. I'll be back... ack... ack... ack..."

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