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Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films

Overview
Works: 161 works in 271 publications in 6 languages and 1,409 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Film adaptations  Political fiction  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Christmas films  Televised operas  Filmed operas 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films
Publications by Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films
Most widely held works about Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films
 
Most widely held works by Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films
Animal farm by George Orwell( visu )
13 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 972 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 22 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
An animated satire about a typical day at a popular music academy
The Hoffnung vacuum cleaner ( visu )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 16 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 15 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in Russian and held by 14 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
An animated cartoon-comedy. Tells about the invention of an automobile which can reproduce itself
History of cinema ( visu )
7 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
An animated history of the cinema that humorously captures its development and growth, from man's emergence as an artist and appreciator of movement on cave walls through Roger Bacon's invention of the camera box in the thirteenth century to the present day
Flurina [franz.] ( visu )
14 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 12 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and held by 11 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( visu )
3 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and held by 10 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 ( visu )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 10 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 Tom Otterness( visu )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and Spanish and held by 9 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
Mucor: sexual reproduction ( visu )
4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Shows stages in the sexual reproduction of a typical mold--fusion of hyphae, formation of a zygospore, germination, deliquescence, and development of new mycelia
Making it move ( visu )
2 editions published in 1979 in No Linguistic Content and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Illustrates the various stages in the process of cel animation. Without narration
La question by Laurent Heynemann( visu )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 7 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
Hansel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( visu )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm about the woodcutters' children and their encounter in the forest with the wicked witch
Little Tom Thumb ( visu )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the English fairy tale about Tom Thumb, the miller's miniature son who slept in a thimble
Barnaby--father, dear father ( visu )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
An animated story about the adventures of a little boy named Barnaby and his fairy godfather and their search for Barnaby's dog's father. Concludes with their celebration of Father's Day
Tale of the ugly duckling ( visu )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 6 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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Alternative Names
Halas & Batchelor Films
Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films, ltd., London
Halas and Batchelor Films
Halas-Batchelor Cartoon Films
Languages
English (66)
German (6)
Russian (5)
French (2)
Spanish (2)
Italian (1)
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