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Birds, Bees and Storks

UK, 1965 (MIFF 1967, Programme 29)

Director: John Halas

A father reveals, with great embarrass­ment, the facts of life to his son.

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The Magic Canvas

UK, 1948
Beautiful study in animation giving a lovely play of movement, colour, and music, merging form and idea in a painter's fantasy. ... More »

Painter and Poet, No. 3: In Time of Pestilence

UK, 1951
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 Pesti… More »

Painter and Poet, No 4: John Gilpin

UK, 1951
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 … More »

Shoemaker and the Hatter

UK, 1952
A defence of free trade. The hatter and the shoemaker are neighbours. The hatter makes one hat which he intends to sell at a high price; he secures a ban on the importation of hats. The shoemaker bel… More »

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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