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Drink Drive  Office Party Cartoon
Drink Drive  Office Party Cartoon

Drink Drive Office Party Cartoon 1964

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Drink Drive Office Party Cartoon 1964

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The Xmas office party was as boozy in 1964 as any today, but it was another three years before drink drive laws were introduced. This photo montage film was shot in the producers' offices, and prominently features their head of advertising. More alarming is the final message which, while avoiding the shock tactics of later campaigns, suggests that women are to blame when men drink and drive!

Leading animation company Halas & Batchelor is best known for its feature-length adaptation of George Orwell's Animal Farm (1955), which used traditional cel animation. The photomontage technique used in this public information 'filler' reveals the influence of innovative younger animators such as Bob Godfrey.

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