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Films By Peter Lord

The world is a ball and the first human being is called Adam He's standing there now and looks as if he might fall down, so the creator plants him a little more firmly m the ground He has to learn all the rules, for instance, if you throw clay around then you'll get clay thrown back at you. ... Read more
The world is a ball and the first human being is called Adam. His first experiences are mostly rather painful and he has to learn all the rules. For instance, 1: if you throw clay around you'll get clay thown back at you. ... Read more
A meeting of arms dealers is brought to a bloody conclusion, observed by a diffident waiter. This was Aardman's disturbing contribution to a series of Channel 4 funded films on the apocalypse. ... Read more
Another film in a series whose starting point is the sound track, made by pinning a radio microphone to the central character. The resulting "natural conversation" was edited to five minutes and the animator allowed free visual interpretation. This film is about the attempt by a "down and out" to ... Read more
A homeless man struggles to cut through obstructive bureaucracy just to get a meal at a Salvation Army hostel. ... With the very first Aardman series Animated Conversations (from which this derives) the Aardman style is established. Down And Out won the MFF award for Best Animated Short when it ... Read more
Another contribution to the "Conversation Pieces" series.This one takes a radio breakfast show for its soundtrack. Lord and Sproxton's "Down and Out" won the animation prize at the 1981 Melbourne Film Festival. ... Read more
What really happens behind the scenes at an early morning radio show? And when do sleepy DJs get to eat their toast and jam? From the 1981-83 Aardman series Conversation Pieces, Early Bird matches 'on location' recorded sound with inventive plasticine and model animation. ... Read more
An interview with an articulate ex-con, who speaks with a good deal of humour about his crim past. Made for the Lip Synch series. ... Read more
A young man who has spent almost half his life in penal institutions, reflects on life, inside and outside the clink. His criminal career is illustrated by a series of memories and impressions while he provides a sharp, ironic commentary. ... Read more
The first in what was to become the 26 part The Amazing Adventures Of Morph, and the project that really put the Aardpersons on the map in Britain, where it became a hugely popular TV series. ... Read more
Meet Rex, the latest in the Oscar-winning Aardman's gallery of plasticine pups, bears, turtles and parrots, in two brief but punchy pilots, Dreams and Dinosaurs. ... Read more
A stirring comedy about one man's memories of wartime life, revealing the astonishing resilience of ordinary people in the face of Hitler, subsidence and a deaf coalman. Essential Aardman, from the Lip Synch series. ... Read more
A stirring story from the second World War. Narrator, Bill, speaks out frankly about the bombing and the plumbing, revealing the astonishing resilience of ordinary people in the face of Hitler, subsistence and a deaf coalman! ... Read more
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