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Painter and Poet, No 4: John Gilpin

UK, 1951 (MIFF 1953, Experimental Films)

Director: John Halas

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. 4: John Gilpin (by William Cowper. Narrator: Cecil Trouncer. Drawings: Ronald Searle). 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, 9 mins.

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