The GPO story plus animation

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Title

The GPO story plus animation

Subject

Animated films--Great Britain

Description

By the way of an introduction to the GPO Classic Collection, The GPO Story, co-produced by The Post Office and the BBC, tells the story of the GPO Film Unit's bold experiments in movie-making. Extracts from many of the classics are included, as are interviews with many of the GPO film-makers, including Harry Watt, Basil Wright, Stuart Legg, Edgar Anstey, Chick Fowle, Pat Jackson, R.Q. McNaughton, Ralph Bond and Ken Cameron.

Also included are six colour animated films from the 1930s:

Colour Box (1935) Directed by Len Lye;
Rainbow Dance (1936) Directed by Len Lye;
Trade Tattoo (1937) Directed by Len Lye;
The Tocher (1938) Directed by Lotte Reiniger;
The HPO - Heavenly Post Office (1938) Directed by Lotte Reiniger;
Love on the Wing (1936) Directed by Norman McLaren.

Publisher

Post Office Film Collection and British Broadcasting Corporation
Panamint Cinema

Date

1983

Contributor

Lye, Len
Reiniger, Lotte
McLaren, Norman
Wright, Basil

Format

DVD

Language

English

Type

(D) Documentary

Identifier

G76 1983 DVD

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Duration

88 minutes

Collection

Citation

“The GPO story plus animation,” NSCAD Visual Resources Collection, accessed May 24, 2018, http://nscadvrc.omeka.net/items/show/11883.

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