Automania 2000 (1963)

UK, 1963
10m
colour
Original Release Date: 24 October 1963

A British animated fantasy film directed by John Halas and Joy Batchelor. It spent over three months showing at the Cameo-Royal cinema on Charing Cross Road, London during late 1963 and early 1964 and was the first British animated film to be shown in the USSR.

Credits

Crew
Director: John Halas, Joy Batchelor
Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films
Story: Joy Batchelor
Music: Jack King

References

Periodicals
The Daily Cinema no.8873 (7-8 February 1964) p.8 (UK) – note (Cartoon’s record West End run)
Monthly Film Bulletin January 1964 p.11 – credits
Sight & Sound Winter 1963-64 p.50 – note
Starburst no.82 pp.21, 22 – note

Books
The Animated Film by Ralph Stephenson pp.85, 193 – credits
Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.21 – credits