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Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films

Overview
Works: 171 works in 274 publications in 6 languages and 1,518 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Children's films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Political fiction  Musical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films
 
Most widely held works by Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

15 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated allegory. After enduring years of abuse from Farmer Jones, the animals decide to take over the farm. Old Major, the prize boar hog, holds a secret meeting and proclaims that all animals are created equal. They should be rewarded for their hard work, so Boxer the horse, Benjamin the donkey, and Snowball the pig band together with the other animals to overthrow the farmer and create a new society. They dictate a new social structure that seems to work until one pig goes bad. Shows the rise and fall of four-legged power as political obsessions lead to revolt and repression on the Animal Farm
The cartoons of Halas & Batchelor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For over 50 years, Halas & Batchelor was the largest and most influential animation studio in Britain. From small beginnings in 1940, they made over 2000 films ranging from comedy shorts to documentaries and educational films
The Hoffnung Music Academy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated satire about a typical day at a popular music academy
The Hoffnung vacuum cleaner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated film about a woman who is contented with her role as a housewife until the day when a salesman arrives with a vacuum cleaner which is not used to clean the house, but as a musical instrument instead
The Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated satire about members of an orchestra whose unique ways of playing finally bring down the house. Without narration
Martian in Moscow( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in Russian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated Russian-language teaching motion pictures. Each film develops three short episodes and presents the student with vocabulary related to specific events or places
Automania 2000( Visual )

2 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated cartoon-comedy. Tells about the invention of an automobile which can reproduce itself
Flurina [span.]( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animated story of Flurina, a poor mountain girl, who is generously rewarded for an act of charity in freeing a wild bird, which forever frees her and her family from poverty
Butterfly Ball( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated fable about the Butterfly Ball, an event to which all are welcome and for which all one needs is "love."
A Christmas visitor by Meredith Baxter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an animated adaptation of Clement Moore's poem entitled A visit from St. Nicholas. While Santa is resting, the toys from his bundle burst forth in a flurry of activity and the adventure of Christmas begins
Autobahn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An experimental, animated tale of the adventures of a futuristic character and his travels through a fantastic landscape filled with strange apparitions and dangerous places
The frog prince by Edith Tarcov( Visual )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm about the princess who saves a prince trapped in the form of a frog
Hansel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fairy tale about a woodcutter's children and their encounter in the forest with a wicked witch
The history of the cinema.( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated cartoon presenting a satirical review of the follies of motion pictures--past, present, and future
Making it move( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the various stages in the process of cel animation. Without narration
The question( Visual )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated cartoon. A little man seeks the answer to the meaning of life in religion, politics, science, money, psychology, and war; and eventually finds it in love
Little Tom Thumb( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the English fairy tale about Tom Thumb, the miller's miniature son who slept in a thimble
Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Aurora is born to King Stefan & his wife. At a ceremony for her, fairies - Flora, Fauna and Merryweather - bestow gifts of magic on the child. But the evil sorceress, Maleficent, shows up and places a curse on the princess - where Aurora will die on her 16th birthday after touching a poisoned spinning wheel. Merryweather tries to undo the damage by casting a spell that will allow princess Aurora to awake from an ageless sleep with a kiss from her true love. The fairies take Aurora to their cottage and raise her as their own child. On her 16th birthday, Aurora meets Prince Phillip and the two fall in love. Maleficent kidnaps the Prince and she tricks Aurora into touching a spinning wheel. Realizing that the Prince is in trouble, the good fairies head to Maleficent's castle and spring the Prince loose. But the Prince soon finds himself up against Maleficent when she turns herself into a fire-breathing dragon. Now the Prince has to be strong enough to withstand the powers of the evil Maleficent
The Origin of the elements( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores concurrent nuclear and stellar processes whereby the natural elements are created within the cores of evolving stars, and considers the evolution of the universe and the birth, life, and death of stars
Tale of the ugly duckling( Visual )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Andersen's tale about an ugly duckling who was rejected by the other ducks and lived in an alien environment before he was finally accepted by his own kind
 
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