The Hoffnung symphony orchestra [B&W]

United Kingdom, 1965

Film
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Episode of Series “Tales from Hoffnung”.
A light hearted look at the various instruments of the orchestra, based on the original cartoons of the late Gerard Hoffnung, satirising musical pomposity. The music was composed and conducted by Francis Chagrin, who collaborated with Hoffnung on many occasions.

Credits

director

Harold Whitaker

producer

John Halas

production company

BBC-TV

Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films

Language

English

Duration

00:08:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29206

Subject categories

Animation

Music & Performing Arts → Conductors (Music)

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Orchestral music

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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