A Message From Meggsie: Road Safety for Kids

Title:
A Message From Meggsie: Road Safety for Kids
NFSA ID:
50178
Year:
1947
Category:
Access fees

This 1947 film features the character Ginger Meggs, who spreads a message, via his comics, of vehicle safety and traffic safety. Still cartoons of Ginger Meggs interspersed with scenes showing causes of road accidents and methods of avoiding them. The film deals with joining and leaving buses, kerb drill, cycling and playing on the road. The film is shot around Bondi with students from Bondi Beach Public School.

The Road Safety Council acknowledges the generous co-operation of the creator Ginger Meggs, Mr Jim Bancks, who introduces the program and is shown sketching the popular comic strip character.