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Programme 4

Two short Bob Godfrey cartoons on the general theme of man's inability to communicate with his fellows. ... In Masks, the hypocrisy of human pretence is illustrated by comically using some well-known paintings. ... Happenings is about an idler who speculates why things happen to everyone else, but ... Read more
After the last train at night and before the first train in the morning, 800 people are hard at work-making London's Underground fit for travellers. and taking in their stride a broken rail discovered al 3.30 a.m ... Read more
A film essay on Picasso's development as a painter and a potter combined with an interview with the artist at his studio in Vallauris. Awarded the International Documentary prize at the Venice Festival in 1950. ... Read more
A series of lyrical studies of the movements and colours of water birds to music by Debussy. ... Read more
The camera catches the colossal power of the giant waves as a board rider catches one on his perilous journey. ... Read more
So much has already been written about Pather Panchali and Aparajito that Ray's trilogy was destined for classic status even before the release of the third instalment, and the various influences - Renoir, De Sica, Donskoi and Ozu - have long since been traced and named. ... Now that World of Apu ... Read more
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