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Safe in the Past

More Public Info. Not sure which bits are genuine but they made me laugh.

The sixties copper sounds like Ken Livingstone!

Safe in the Seventies (7)

It’s been over a year since I featured a Public Information Film. This one is from 1970 and takes you through the complicated process of how to register your vote in a General Election. Hand written polling cards!

When Life Was Simpler

My thanks to my correspondent objective associates for this:

Safe in the Forties

This clip is from 1949 (not 1967 as it says in the comments) when there was a limit on how much cash you could take abroad. “Not for spending but to have with you on your return”

How much do you reckon?

Safe in the Seventies (6)

Remember! Cross ply and radials don’t mix!

Safe in the Seventies (5)

A classic.

Safe in the Seventies (3)

Don’t go putting gloss paint on those polystyrene ceiling tiles now!

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