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The cartoons of Halas & Batchelor

Author: John HalasJoy BatchelorLee MishkinJack KingNicholas SpargoAll authors
Publisher: [Las Cruces, NM?] : Hen's Tooth Video, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Animated films
Short films
Children's films
Computer animation
DVD-Video discs
Named Person: Edward Lear; Crosbie Garstin; Crosbie Garstin; Edward Lear
Material Type: Animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Halas; Joy Batchelor; Lee Mishkin; Jack King; Nicholas Spargo; János Kass; Edward Lear; Crosbie Garstin; Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films.; Computer Creations (Firm); Hen's Tooth Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 47057207
Notes: Originally produced as separate motion pictures btween 1948 and 1981.
Sequence on container does not correspond to sequence on disc.
Credits: All films produced by Halas & Batchelor Cartoon Films ; Dilemma produced in conjunction with Computer Creations ; music by Matyas Sieber, Roger Glover, Jack King, Richard Arnell, David Hewson ; animation by Dick Turpin, Harold Whitaker, John Smith, Eric Brown [and others].
Performer(s): Figurehead spoken by Robert Beatty ; commentary in The history of the cinema by Maurice Denham.
Description: 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Figurehead / from the poem by Crosbie Garstin (1948, 7 min.) --
The owl and the pussy-cat / [directed by John Halas, Joy Batchelor] ; based on Edward Lear's nonsense poem (1952, 6 min.) --
The magic canvas : a study in movement, form & colour / direction ... John Halas (1948, 10 min.) --
The Butterfly Ball and the grasshopper's feast / direction, Lee Mishkin ; production, Jack King (1974,4 min.) --
Automania 2000 / direction, John Halas ; writer, Joy Batchelor (1963, 9 min.) --
The history of the cinema / story, John Halas, Nicholas Spargo (1957, 7 min) --
Dilemma / design and storyboad by János Kass ; computer animation direction, Eric Brown ; produced and directed by John Halas (1981, 11 min.).
Other Titles: Figurehead.
Magic canvas.
Butterfly Ball and the grasshopper's feast.
Automania 2000.
History of the cinema.
Dilemma.
Cartoons of Halas and Batchelor
Owl and the pussy-cat (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Hen's Tooth Video.

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"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.

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