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The Rise of Parnassus Needy
From rhymes to riches – Parnassus Needy finds success thanks to his Barclays bank manager
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1966 14 mins
Parnassus Needy is a poet and he knows it. What he needs is a little financial investment to set his DIY poetry business in motion. This sponsored short for Barclays Bank benefits from Richard Taylor’s progressive design work, but also his insightful script ideas. He was aware that “The Swinging Sixties” was a brand as much as anything else, and pop culture could turn as much profit as a medium sized business.
Animation Goes to Work
Public Information Filler 1973 1 mins
Who needs to talk to strangers when you're the only one who can understand the garbled mewling of your best buddy cat, Charley?
In the Kitchen
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1973 1 mins
If you can't stand the heat, Charley, get out of the kitchen and spread your message
A Mug's Game, Or, How to Squash a Lemon Head
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1967 4 mins
Yo-yo, Pogo and Splat (guess which one's the lemon head?) feature in this innovative stop-motion railway safety film
The Princess and the Wonderful Weaver
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1968 12 mins
It’s the 60s – what better way to sell wool than animating a spurious fable about a mile-high naked princess?
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1969 6 mins Location: Liverpool
An animated call to arms against factory closures on Merseyside, mixing Terry Gilliam-style stomping feet with agitprop angst.
Rate Rebates 1969
Public Information Filler 1969 1 mins
Zippy public information animation on how to keep up with the Joneses - by getting a rebate on rates.
One of the Family
Children's 1964 mins
The Story of Minnie Clarke
Documentary 1980 17 mins Location: Crossmaglen
Experience life in Crossmaglen by spending the day with Minnie Clarke.
Documentary 1974 7 mins Location: Dunmurry
Artist William Campbell introduces the tools of his trade as he paints for Ulster Television’s cameras
Occupation and Training of the Mentally Handicapped
1951 mins Location: Leeds
Campaigning film 1978 17 mins
A brief encounter between film director David Lean and Leonard Cheshire, who speaks about his work in India for disabled people
One Per Cent of Us - One in a Hundred
News 1986 52 mins Location: Plymouth
This documentary charts the progress and challenges of disabled people living in the community.