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A Change in the Weather

Weathermen fighting! Ian Malcolm of Cardiff’s cine club, drew these characters on copy typing paper to illustrate a story by G Buckley.

Animation & Artists Moving Image 1969 4 mins

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Weathermen not walking or talking but causing grevious bodily harm to each other as they each strive to control the weather in this animation drawn on copy typing paper. Ian Malcolm who created these characters, illustrating a story by G Buckley, was a stalwart member of Cardiff Amateur Cine Club. He referred to this method of animation as “a cheap and cheerful way to get going”.

For other animatons by Ian Malcolm see ‘Animal Alphabet’, ‘Legend of the Red Dragon’, ‘ABZ on Sport?’ and ‘A Child’s Guide to Catching an Elephant Kit’.