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Change for the Better

An aging bobby learns about the Co-op divvy in this gorgeous puppet animation narrated by Stanley Holloway

Advert 1949 2 mins

Overview

An aging policeman on the road to Wigan Pier stops being a divvy when he learns about the Co-op dividend. The monologues of Stanley Holloway were often adopted by cinema advertisers, and this immensely charming stop-motion puppet animation is one of the best. For a short period Signal Films put out some of the most technically accomplished animation of the period, but sadly they never graduated to theatrical productions.