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The Magic Canvas

UK, 1948 (MIFF 1953, Animated Films)

Director: John Halas, Joy Batchelor

Beautiful study in animation giving a lovely play of movement, colour, and music, merging form and idea in a painter's fantasy.

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ANIMAL FARM

UK, 1954
This adaptation of George Orwell's famous political fable is the first major attempt to use the animated film as a means of telling a serious and adult story. As a considerable feat of animation &nda… More »

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