During lockdown I was tasked with continuing our school ‘assemblies’ in a video format, called The Early Show. The result was a chat show that also featured inserts of videos made by some of the students and other items.
One of the most popular items were a batch of Public Information Films from the 1970s that I re-edited and re-voiced to be (roughly) about the pandemic and lockdown rules.
You can view the complete set here.
Charley Says featured a very clever Cat who gave a young boy valuable advice on a manner of dangerous topics. This time he’s watching out for lockdown violations and those not social distancing properly during their exercise in the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. Stay home, stay safe and protect the NHS!
With apologies to David Prowse, The Green Cross Code Man is back – this time he’s watching over lockdown violations and those not social distancing during the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. Stay home, stay safe and protect the NHS!
Tufty really wants an ice cream but he’s following the governments advice. Willy Weasel isn’t though…
Joe and Petunia were a couple in 1970s public information films who didn’t follow the country code, didn’t call the coastguard when someone was drowning and didn’t check their tyres. Now they’re back violating the lockdown rules, having a nice day out and risking spreading the virus.
Donald Pleasance terrified us as kids with his Spirit of Deep and Lonely Water. I’ve re-done this version in light of the Covid19 threat but I think it might be have gone too far…