The GPO Story plus Animation
The GPO Story, co-produced by The Post Office and the BBC, tells the story of the GPO Film Unit's bold experiments in movie-making.
Extracts from many of the classics are included, as are interviews with many of the GPO film-makers, including Harry Watt, Basil Wright, Stuart Legg, Edgar Anstey, Chick Fowle, Pat Jackson, R.Q. McNaughton, Ralph Bond and Ken Cameron.
Also included are six colour animated films from the 1930s:
Colour Box (1935) Directed by Len Lye; Rainbow Dance (1936) Directed by Len Lye; Trade Tattoo (1937) Directed by Len Lye; The Tocher (1938) Directed by Lotte Reiniger; The HPO - Heavenly Post Office (1938) Directed by Lotte Reiniger; Love on the Wing (1936) Directed by Norman McLaren.
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 88 mins, colour.