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Log Driver’s Waltz by John Weldon (1979)

It is based on the catchy song “The Log Driver’s Waltz” by Wade Hemsworth, sung by Kate and Anna McGarrigle. It tell how a young girl loves to dance with a log driver because driving logs down the river has made him light footed. Directed and animated by John Weldon. Executive producer Derek Lamb.

Sunbeam by Paul Vester (1980)

A zippy and colourful animation directed by Paul Vester at Speedy Cartoons, London, UK. The visuals were based on drawings Paul did whilst staying in Venice, California, USA. More info: Cartoon Brew

The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut (2006)

A reconstruction of Richard Williams’ animation masterpiece, “cobbled” together from the many existing cuts to bring the film closer to its original form. This version deletes the song sequences and other scenes, as well as redubbed voices added by The Completion Bond Company. Scenes are also added back, as well as long-unheard vocal performances by… Read More »

The Dingles by Les Drew (1988)

Created by award-winning animator/director Les Drew, this animated short features Doris Dingle and her family of three cats. Sure to appeal to children of all ages, The Dingles shows what happens when an unexpected violent wind disrupts the family’s idyllic life. The film is based on the book The Dingles, written by Helen Levchuk and… Read More »