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Cold Comfort
Cold Comfort

Cold Comfort 1944


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Cold Comfort 1944

2 mins United Kingdom Director. John Halas, Joy Batchelor

Ever wondered what the radio got up to when you left the room? Well, in WWII it apparently took a Fuel Flash - a short public information broadcast - to stop your wireless from grooving away to the latest tracks. Halas & Batchelor was a British animation studio that excelled at anthropomorphising everyday objects to deliver a serious message such as fuel saving in a concise and friendly manner.

Directed by

John Halas

Joy Batchelor


Public Information Filler Animation & Artists Moving Image


Propaganda World War II Energy conservation


The Female Gaze Public Information Films




United Kingdom



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