How to Play Stickball Safely

Wednesday, March 23, 1949

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Police Safety Program brought to in cooperation with Mayor O'Dwyer and Police Commissioner William P. O'Brien by members of the Police Safety Bureau.

Mr. Singing Safety Policeman sings "Play Ball."

Mr. Narrator talks to Jim Alert about how he learned to be so careful but still have fun.

Old Man Accident arrives and laughs at Mr. Narrator's ideas about keeping stickball safe, they have a on the safe way to play stickball.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 8284


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About Police Safety Program

A 1949-1950 children's musical variety show for youngsters who need some supervision.

Join Mister Narrator, Talking Piano, Mister Singing Safety Police Officer, Old Man Accident, and others in issuing a strict disciplinary stance on crossing the street with safety.  Other topics covered include bicycle safety, avoiding strangers, ab rhyming schemes, and general carefulness.


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