Director: John Halas
The film shows how not to run a business, with the aid of Parkinson's Law, invented by Sir Norman Parkinson.
A 12-year-old girl on holiday in the Swiss Alps rescues a small wild bird from the claws of an eagle. The tender relationship between the two is charmingly narrated in animation and colour ... More »
A diverting and irreverent cartoon which explores Bruegel's painting of the 'Netherlandish Proverbs'. The painting attacks sin with the axe of satire, and illuminates with the lamp of pity. ... More »
A father reveals, with great embarrassment, the facts of life to his son. ... More »
Clever calypso verse makes up the accompaniment to yet another colourful and enlightening cartoon film by Halas and Batchelor. ... The story surveys, briefly and wittily, the use of fire for warmth ... More »
An illustrated discourse on bathing through the ages. Inventive design and a deadpan commentary add to the enjoyment. ... More »
The History of the Cinema presents a humourous record of moving pictures from the earliest beginnings to today. ... More »