Trade Tattoo The Rhythm of work-a-day Britain (1937)

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Film details

  • Director

    Len Lye

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genres

    Animation Advert Artists' Moving Image

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • In Time with Industry Alternative

Cast & Credits


Post Office trailer urging people to post early in the day; the message is presented with the use of titles and abstract colour patterns, to a musical accompaniment by the lecuona band.

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