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English: Animal Farm

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Video: ClickView Interactive: Animal Farm

Led by an engaging presenter with a touch of dark humour, this programme explores the context, characters, themes and writing style of Orwell's popular classic.

Production Year: 2014

Duration: 26:13

Film: Animal Farm (1954 animated version)

Animal Farm is a 1954 British-American animated comedy-drama film produced and directed John Halas and Joy Batchelor, based on the book by George Orwell. It was the first British animated feature to receive a formal cinema release. The United States CIA paid for the filming, part of the American cultural offensive during the Cold War, and influenced the presentation of Orwell's ideas. The London animation firm who produced the film had previously made propaganda films for the British government.



Film: Animal Farm (1999 Jim Henson version)

Based on the novel by George Orwell, with creature effects by Jim Henson's Creature Shop. Barnyard animals mount a revolution, oust their cruel farmer and turn the farm into a collective.



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Video: Discussion about Animal Farm

This video provides a useful discussion starter for your study of Animal Farm.

Production Year: 2000

Duration: 14:59