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Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films

Overview
Works: 184 works in 258 publications in 2 languages and 723 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Political fiction  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Animated films  Humor  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated satire about a typical day at a popular music academy
Martian in Moscow( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in Russian and held by 16 WorldCat member 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
The Hoffnung vacuum cleaner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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
Automania 2000( Visual )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated cartoon-comedy. Tells about the invention of an automobile which can reproduce itself
The Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated satire about members of an orchestra whose unique ways of playing finally bring down the house. Without narration
Butterfly Ball( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated fable about the Butterfly Ball, an event to which all are welcome and for which all one needs is "love."
Autobahn( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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 Christmas visitor( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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
Making it move( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the various stages in the process of cel animation. Without narration
Little Tom Thumb( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the English fairy tale about Tom Thumb, the miller's miniature son who slept in a thimble
The Origin of the elements( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores concurrent nuclear and stellar processes whereby the natural elements are created within the cores of evolving stars, and considers the evolution of the universe and the birth, life, and death of stars
The frog prince( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member 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
Hansel and Gretel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm about the woodcutter's children and their encounter in the forest with the wicked witch
The question( Visual )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member 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
Mucor: sexual reproduction( Visual )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member 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
Sleeping beauty( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm about the wicked fairy and the princess who slept for one hundred years
Barnaby--father, dear father( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member 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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Animal farm
Alternative Names
Halas & Batchelor Films

Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films, ltd., London

Halas and Batchelor Films

Halas-Batchelor Cartoon Films

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