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Shippam's Guide to Opera

What makes a more fitting pairing than meat paste and opera?

Animation & Artists Moving Image 1955 2 mins


Everyone knows that nothing goes better with opera than a smearing of meat paste. But it took the innovative Larkins animation studio to bring the pairing to life: a chorus of chickens dancing in front of the jars they will soon be ground into; a duet between a pilchard and a tomato.