Thursday, 25 February 2010

Charley in New Town

Fabulous 1940s town planning propaganda - I like the animated greenbelt trying to contain the oozing sparkling city, and how the people escaping London burst through their roofs like Stanley Spencer's Resurrection!

The first Alice in Wonderland

In anticipation of the upcoming Alice in Wonderland I though I'd pay tribute to the first ever film made only 37 years after the original book was published. In 1903 it was so expensive that it was only shown in short snippets! Watch out for the wonderful Cheshire Cat - I always pictured him more like a real cat than has traditionally been portrayed and here it's as if he were in a Francesca Woodman photo! Perfect...