Charley's black magic

United Kingdom, 1949

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Episode number 5 of Series “Charley”.
A “Charley” cartoon showing the fundamental importance to the national economy of a plentiful supply of cheap coal. Britain’s source is at present coal but it is not cheap and to remedy the situation there is need for development and re-organisation of mines. The problem of finding enough money for this task will necessitate an increase in the cost of coal, but this situation will be improved as mines become more productive. Voices: Harold Berens, Jack Train.

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Credits

co-producers/directors

Joy Batchelor

John Halas

production company

Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films

Duration

00:09:30:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1949

Appears in

Charley

Group of items

Charley

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

001922

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Coal mines and mining

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Energy consumption

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Power resources

Animation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Energy consumption

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Power resources

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Great Britain - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Great Britain - Social conditions

History → Great Britain - History

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Power resources

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

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Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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