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08 MARCH 2014

The Magic Canvas (1948): An animated quest for freedom

"After the war years the studio made this beautifully fluid experiment in animation, a remarkable achievement before computers were born. The film shows how the union of the material and spiritual natures of man can lead to fulfilment. John Halas with the Hungarian designer Peter Foldes produced and directed Magic Canvas with an original score by Matyas Sieber, a student of Bella Bartok."

Year: 1948; Length: 10 mins; Production: John Halas, Joy Batchelor; Direction: John Halas; Script: John Halas; Design: John Halas, Peter Foldes; Animation: Wally Crook; Music: Matyas Sieber.

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19482D animation • abstract score • animation • associative images • balletbirdBritish animationcel animationdanceenvironment as antagonistescapeexistential insightexistentialismfreedomfulfilmentHalas and Batchelorhand-painted stop motion animationimprisonmentJohn HalasJoy Batchelor • Matyas Sieber • Peter Foldes • separation • struggling to be free • surrealist style • The Magic Canvas (1948) • traditional animationtrapped • visual association • visual metaphor • Wally Crook • war years

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Simon Perkins
24 JUNE 2013

Ну, погоди! (Well, Just You Wait!)

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1969 • Anatoliy Papanov • cartooncartoon characterscel animationchildrens television • cowardly attitude • hare • hippopotamus • Klara Rumyanova • Nu pogodi • O sole mio • rabbitRussian • scales • slapsticksmoking cigarettesSoviet animationSoviet eraSoviet popular culture • Soyuzmultfilm • telephonetelephone boxtelevision screen • Those Were the Days (song) • tramtrolleybus • Vyacheslav Kotyonochkin • watermelon • wolf

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Valeria Marti
22 JANUARY 2012

Richard Williams: I Drew Roger Rabbit

Profile of the animator Richard Williams, creator of Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

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1988 • Acme Corporation • animation • animation sequences • animatoranthropomorphism • Baby Herman • Bob Hoskins • cartoon charactercartoon characterscel animation • Charles Fleischer • Christopher Lloyd • Eddie Valiant • Elstree Studios • Gary K. Wolf • I Drew Roger Rabbit • Jessica Rabbit • Joanna Cassidy • Kathleen Turner • live actionlive action and animation • Maroon Cartoon • Marvin Acme • private detective • rabbitRichard Williams • Robert Zemeckis • Roger Rabbit • Steven Spielber • toons • Toontown • Walt Disney • Walt Disney Pictures • Who Censored Roger Rabbit • Who Discovered Roger Rabbit • Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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Simon Perkins
09 SEPTEMBER 2011

Walt Disney and the Art of WWII Propaganda

"During World War II, Disney's provided some political education for Americans at home –– and for soldiers on the front, too. 'Education for Death: The Making of the Nazi' appeared in movie theaters in 1943. The tone of the movie was serious, and it didn't feature the likes of Donald Duck or Mickey Mouse. Instead, it used impressive images to describe how children in Nazi Germany were raised to hate and to participate in the war effort –– and how little blonde Hans' only purpose in life was to die on the front."

(Sven Stillich, 2009)

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1943Adolf Hitleranimation • anti-Nazi • cartooncel animationchildren • Clyde Geronimi • die • Donald Duck • emotive manipulationenculturationethics • Gregor Ziemer • hate • Hitler Youth • Mickey MouseNaziNazi Germany • North Americans • patriotismpolitical educationpropaganda • The Making of the Nazi • traditional animationWalt DisneywarWorld War IIWWII

CONTRIBUTOR

Simon Perkins
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