Category Archives: # 6 Autumn 1983

The Shadows Move – the 1940s

Len Lye’s early experimental cartoon work using Publicity Pictures facilities resulted in TUSALAVA, released in 1928. EXPERIMENTAL ANIMATION appeared in 1933 while he was employed by the G.P.O. film unit.

The Shadows Move – the 1940s

Interested in trying an animated puppet film series promoting Horlicks, J. Walter Thompson’s advertising agency sent Gerard Holdsworth to Holland to talk over possibilities with George Pal.

The Shadows Move – the 1940s

JACK JACKSON, the popular band-leader who became a celebrated disc-jockey on radio after the war, took time off from his music and his A.R.P. warden duties and animated a series of food-flashes for the Ministry of Food.