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Play Safe (1936)

A little boy jumps on a real train and learns a lesson about safety.


Dave Fleischer


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A little boy jumps on a real train and learns a lesson about safety.

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Release Date:

16 October 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Geh auf Nummer sicher! See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fleischer Studios See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:



Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Featured in American Ultra (2015) See more »


Play Safe
Music by Vee Lawnhurst
Lyrics by Tot Seymour
Sung during the opening credits
Sung when the boy is at the controls of the train
Played at the end
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Fantastic - exciting and sweet
7 September 2001 | by Mary-18See all my reviews

Play Safe is absolutely fantastic. The title may make the direction this cartoon is going in pretty obvious, but the anticipation makes this silly little cartoon quite enjoyable. A young boy obsessed with trains sneaks out to play with the real trains that run just a few feet from the fence around his house. When he falls off of one and is knocked unconscious, he has a dream sequence that's, as is typical is a Fleischer cartoon, gorgeously animated in pseudo-3D. Overall, Play Safe is sweet and fun, and I highly recommend it.

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