Skip to main content

Third Sam

UK, 1962 (MIFF 1963)

Director: Kenneth Fairbairn

Stanley Holloway tells a cautionary tale about the three sides of an engine driver's character when his electric locomotive fails.

See also...

The Vanishing Street

The pathos of a rapidly disintegrating ghetto in the East End of London. ... More »

The Shape of Plastics

A colourful, idiomatic presentation of the British plastics industry. It shows the role of the research chemist, takes a quick look at production and dazzles the viewer with examples of consumer ... More »

Lecture on Man

Using live action clips, still photography, and various animation techniques, Richard Williams illustrates a lecture given by Christopher Logue on the human situation. Awards: Gold Prize, Mannheim ... More »

Painter at Work - Graham Sutherland in France

In the austere and dramatic Mariiitne Alps of France, Sutherland draws directly from nature for the themes of his paintings. He is fascinated by nature's opposing forces — the gentleness and ... More »

The New Traders

Originally made for African audiences, the film shows, how modern trading is beginning to replace the tradi­tional markets of the Guinea Coast. ... More »

Nothing to Eat - But Food

Using live photography and animation, the film demonstrates the importance of a properly balanced diet, and how to achieve it. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director