National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales preserves and celebrates the sound and moving image heritage of Wales, making it accessible to a wide range of users for enjoyment and learning. Its film collection reflects every aspect of the nation’s social, cultural and working life across the 20th century, giving a fascinating insight into Welsh filmmaking, both amateur and professional.
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Too Funny for Words
Haydn Ford, cartoonist of Neath, is here celebrated by a friend and amateur film-maker for whom he created a beautiful logo and title cards.
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Amateur film-maker Malcolm Brinley Jones of Neath, a bricklayer by day and projectionist by night, pays homage to his artist/cartoonist friend Haydn Ford, also of Neath, who created a beautifully painted logo and title cards for the films. Haydn is seen here practising his art. His published works included a book of caricatures of The Invincibles (the Australian cricket team of 1948) and "Heads and Tails" a booklet of caricatures of 1950s Welsh rugby stars.