Director: John Halas
A sardonic caitoon which elaboiates upon the wonders and advantages of automation. The height of civilisation is finally reached with the invention of the car which can reproduce itself.
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 »
The film shows how not to run a business, with the aid of Parkinson's Law, invented by Sir Norman Parkinson. ... More »
The ideological confusion that sets in when one tries to answer fundamental questions in life. ... More »
The History of the Cinema presents a humourous record of moving pictures from the earliest beginnings to today. ... More »
Four short films (Nos. 1 and 2 were shown at Olinda) made for the Festival of Britain. Paintings and drawings were specially executed to match the poems. ... Painter and Poet, No. 4: John Gilpin (by ... More »
An unsuccessful matador achieves the downfall of his rival — whose renown depends updn the shortsightedness of his bulls — by placing a pair of spectacles on the animal in the arena. ... More »