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Rainbow Dance

Synopsis
A mixture of live action an animation in which the actions of a live dancer combine with shimmering colour fantasies to illustrate the advantages of saving. The message is: ‘The Post Office Savings Bank puts a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow for you’. The music is a calypso-style jazz score.
Series
Early Cinema Commercials: Animation
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. Gasparcolour. 4 min.
Year of production
1936
Availability
Sale
Notes
See: EARLY CINEMA COMMERCIALS: ANIMATION for availability on compilation videocassette.
Subjects
Media studies
Keywords
animation films; postal services

Credits

Director
Len Lye
Producer
Basil Wright
Contributor
Frank H ‘Jonah’ Jones; Jack Ellitt; Rupert Doone

Production Company

Name

GPO Film Unit

Distributor

Name

Post Office Film & Video Library

Email
poes@edist.co.uk
Phone
01795 426465
Fax
01795 474871
Address
c/o Post Office Education Services
PO Box 145
Sittingbourne
Kent
ME10 1NH
Notes
Contact: Barry Wiles

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