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Summary: Second World War "Careless Talk" short in the style of a silent comic melodrama with a rhyming commentary made to be shown to RAF personnel.
Description: Farmer McFuddle and his wife live in a small country village and are very proud of their son 'Orace who is in the RAF. 'Orace returns home on leave arriving on the back of a horse and cart with his glamorous fiancée. The farmer and his wife are very suspicious of the fiancée - not the sort of girl they had envisaged for their boy 'Orace (their dislike is shown by some very "hammy" acting!) 'Orace and his girl spend a lot of time sitting on the couch and talking, she being anxious to know all about her intended especially his work in the RAF. 'Orace almost weakens to her charms and tells all, but a flight of aircraft overhead reminds him of the dangers of "Careless Talk". His fiancée then threatens to leave him unless he tells all....as he is about to do so there is a knock on the door and a dark-suited stranger rushes in and grabs the girl, 'Orace rushes to her rescue but is pushed aside as the stranger draws his gun "Don't muck about, hold your horses, this is Olga the beautiful spy and her job is getting dope from the Forces!" 'Orace is then seen leaving his parents home with the commentary warning against the danger of loose talk with girl-friends...."just as a sausage ain't judged by it's skin, you can't judge a girl by her make-up". The film concludes with "Girls who are really worthwhile, whether brunette or blonde, red or brown, will never ask questions of men in the RAF, and you'll never let the RAF down. CARELESS TALK COSTS LIVES".