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Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films

Overview
Works: 181 works in 256 publications in 2 languages and 765 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Political fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Caricatures and cartoons  Humor  Satire  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PR6029.R8, 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 John Halas ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 303 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 20 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 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated satire about a typical day at a popular music academy
The Hoffnung vacuum cleaner ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 17 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
The Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 17 WorldCat member 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 ( 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
Automania 2000 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1961 and 2005 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
Animal farm ( Visual )
in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated adaptation of Orwell's political satire. When the barnyard animals assume leadership of a prosperous farm, they learn that "some animals are more equal than others."
Butterfly Ball ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and held by 11 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 )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 10 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
The Owl and the pussycat ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated version of the romance and marriage of an owl and apussycat
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 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 7 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
Animal farm ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oppressed by the cruelty and inefficiency of their master the animals in this animated film take over the farm, but they find new tyrants among themselves
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
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
History of cinema ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This animated film discusses the history of cinema technologies and culture
 
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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 (54)
Russian (5)
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