Mony a pickle

United Kingdom, 1938

Film
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A short film publicising the GPO Savings Bank in London. Several film directors contributed short sequences. McLaren’s two minute sequence made use of live photography and animation of furniture and other household objects. The title is one half of a Scottish proverb whose approximate English equivalent is “Many little bits make a lot.”

Credits

production company

General Post Office of Great Britain

producer/director

Norman McLaren

Duration

00:10:33:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1938

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323674

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Animation (Cinematography)

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Banks and banking - England

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Saving and investment

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Banks and banking - England

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Saving and investment

Experimental

Experimental → Experimental films - Great Britain

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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