Hokusai: an animated sketch book

United Kingdom, 1978

Film
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An animated tribute to an “old man mad about drawing”, Japanese artist, Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849, which explores 60 of the 30 thousand drawings he is reputed to have produced during his lifetime. Narrated by Michael Bates. Voice of Hokusai: Eric Chitty.

Credits

director

Tony White

production company

Arts Council of Great Britain

Language

English

Duration

00:05:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32972

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Great Britain

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Japan

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Japanese

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Japan

Crafts & Visual Arts → Drawing

Crafts & Visual Arts → Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849

History → History

History → Japan - History - To 1868

People → Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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