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Tales from Hoffnung “The Symphony Orchestra”

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

The second part of series of seven films inspired by the very particuliar personality of Gerard Hoffnung, drawer and musical clown, who died in 1959 : how the amazing concert directed by a flegmatic maestro ends in panic and breaking down.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Tales from Hoffnung “The Symphony Orchestra”

    Directed by: John HALAS, Derek LAMB, Tony GUY, Franco CRISTOFANI, Harold WHITAKER

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 1965

    Running time: 07 min

  • Technique

    Category:

    Techniques used: drawing on cels

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: John HALAS, Derek LAMB, Tony GUY, Franco CRISTOFANI, Harold WHITAKER

    Production: HALAS & BATCHELOR COLLECTION LTD., John HALAS

    Based on: d'après les dessins de Gérard Hoffnung

    Script: Derek Lamb, John Halas

    Graphics: Tom Bailey, Ted Pettingell, Chris Miles

    Animation: Harold Whitaker, Tony Guy, Leslie Drew, Franco Cristofani

    Music: Francis Chagrin