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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 1961 31 mins Director: Graham Watts
An 'admag' adventure at the Ideal Home exhibition.
Advert 1930 8 mins Silent Director: Harry Hughes
Five British film stars show a talent for mimickry in this quirky film magazine promotion.
Advert 1929 8 mins Silent
Bonkers bikes promo. They don't make 'em like this any more... or do they?
Advert 1976 5 mins
Send in the clowns! Raleigh demonstrates its latest cycle safety innovation in unconventional style.
Comedy 1963 28 mins Director: James Hill
In this charming short film directed by James Hill, a man restores his dilapidated Bullnose Morris under the watchful eye of a curious young neighbour.
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.
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.
Crime 2017 109 mins Director: Carol Morley
Carol Morley (Dreams of a Life, The Falling) returns with a wonderfully stylised, offbeat noir thriller about a murder investigation and multiple realities.
Documentary 2018 64 mins Director: Denis Parrot
A groundbreaking documentary about saying those few little words that have the power to change your life.
Documentary 1971 47 mins Director: Derek Ford
'King of the Witches' Alex Sanders initiates doe-eyed Penny into the ways of his coven.
Documentary 1970 85 mins Director: Malcolm Leigh
An evocative, esoteric exploration of witchcraft at the end of the 1960s – including night-time ritual, reflections on the history of Wicca and a black mass.
Musical 1944 110 mins Director: Vincente Minnelli
Many of MGM's leading talents assemble for the most spectacular of the Broadway revues.
Musical 1943 99 mins Director: Norman Taurog
Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney star in the second adaptation of George Gershwin's musical following a playboy's exploits in the wild West.