Director: Thomas Nashe
Four short films (Nos. 1 and 2 were shown at Olinda) made for the Festival of Britain. Paintings and drawings were specially executed to match the poems.Painter and Poet, No. 3: In Time of Pestilence (by Thomas Nashe. Narrator: Robert Harris. Drawings: Michael Ayrton) and The Pythoness (by Kathleen Raine. Narrator: Mary Morris. Drawings: Henry Moore). Produced by John Halas for the British Film Institute. Camera: W. Traylor and R. Turk. Editor: jack King. Music: Matyas Seiber. B&W, 16 mm, Sd, 5 mins.