1950s classroom-kids were better behaved because they knew they'd get in trouble- at home and at school. They had more respect for teachers(and teachers were more respectable), and children were taught manners!
Old Mortein Fly Sprayer Australian Icon Famous Advert Early Australian "Weapon Of Mass Destruction"!! Feared by "Louie the Fly"!! When this flit gun was used, the slogan "When you're on a good thing (to Mortein), stick to it" was in vogue
Children watch a television set on display at the Royal Easter Show, Sydney NSW Australia April 18, 1957 (for all the Australians...a Fantales showbag!! those were the days..lovely lollies...bet there's Minties and Jaffas in that bag as well, good old Allen's lollies)