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Hercules: Lion Cubs
A pair of cheeky lion cubs star in this animated advertisement for the 'Finest Bicycle Built Today'.
Advert 1956 1 mins
Two cheeky lion-cubs learn to their advantage that it can be beneficial to ride a Hercules bicycle in this chirpy animated ad. The Birmingham-based Hercules Cycle and Motor Company was once one of the biggest names in British bicycle manufacture. Named for its durability and robustness, it was closely associated with champion cyclist Eileen Sheridan, who broke several records on a Hercules bike.
Advert 1930 8 mins Silent Director: Harry Hughes
Five British film stars show a talent for mimickry in this quirky film magazine promotion.
Wheels of Life
Advert 1929 8 mins Silent
Bonkers bikes promo. They don't make 'em like this any more... or do they?
Raleigh 'Raincheck' Advert
Advert 1976 5 mins
Send in the clowns! Raleigh demonstrates its latest cycle safety innovation in unconventional style.
Up Yours Too Guillaume Apollinaire!
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1968 2 mins Silent Director: B.S. Johnson
Invited to imagine how Apollinaire would have worked with modern technology, writer/director B.S. Johnson turned John Furse's drawings into an animation that is equally elegant, explicit, surreal and hilarious.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1954 72 mins Director: Joy Batchelor
Sixty years young, this British cartoon of George Orwell’s political ‘fairy story’ is still the most abiding adaptation of this powerful, cautionary tale for all ages.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2000 84 mins Director: Peter Lord
Mel Gibson’s Rocky the rooster helps the chickens escape from fascistic farmers in Aardman Animations first foray into feature films.
Shaun the Sheep Movie
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2014 85 mins Director: Richard Starzak
Aardman returns with another delightful animation for young and old, telling the story of Shaun’s adventures in the big city after Farmer is led astray.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1997 4 mins Director: Victor Olusola Opeyokun
Animated awakening: a young black man in an oppressive urban environment finds a new outlook by embracing his African roots
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1978 10 mins Director: Ian Emes
An animated antidote to the hipster beard trend, offering a stark warning not to let your face fur get out of control.
Romance 2018 92 mins Director: Vicente Alves Do Ó
The simmering sexual tensions of a group of old friends come to the boil in this sizzling psychological drama, which playfully evokes the spirit of François Ozon.
Sorry to Bother You
Comedy 2018 111 mins Director: Boots Riley
A mild-mannered call centre operator whizzes up the corporate ladder after he discovers a unique ability to adopt a "white voice" in writer-director Boots Riley's breathlessly inventive satire.
Heat and Dust
Drama 1983 130 mins Director: James Ivory
Julie Christie and Greta Scacchi star in this sensual and evocative Merchant Ivory classic, adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala from her Booker Prize-winning novel.
Drama 1963 105 mins Director: Clive Donner
Clive Donner directs this classic adaptation of the Harold Pinter play, with Alan Bates, Donald Pleasence and Robert Shaw.
Romance 1965 122 mins Director: James Ivory
When a young British actress from a touring troupe falls in love with an Indian playboy, the star-crossed lovers must overcome cultural differences and the scheming of a fierce rival.
Drama 2018 83 mins Director: Wanuri Kahiu
Romantic sparks fly between the daughters of two opposing politicians in Wanuri Kahiu’s neon-bright story of forbidden love in Kenya.