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Safe Bicycle Riding

Wednesday, March 30, 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. Narrator takes listeners on a make-believe walk all over town looking for Old Man Accident. Jimmy Alert joins him.

"Bicycle Safety Song"

Mr. Narrator and Jimmy find a hurt boy in an alley. He is crying because a big man in a truck shouted at him for trying to "hitch" on a truck on his bicycle. Mr. Narrator explains the dangers of hitching.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 72730
Municipal archives id: LT2018

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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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