Tufty

Tufty

Back in 1961 before the Green Cross Code man was a squirrel named Tufty. Created by the UK National Road Safety Committee to raise awareness of pedestrian road safety in the UK for children on there way to school.   Tufty was part of a series of puppet animation public information films. Tufty the Fluffytail squirrel was ...

Back to the Future

Back to the Future ; Remarkable that all those years ago when Back to the Future came on our screens in 1985 that where as the story was all about going backwards 30 years, we now look back to the movie 30 years or more. This was the movie that after going to the cinema ...

Weetabix promotions

Weetabix promotions

Back in 1974 when Robin Hood was at the cinemas as the latest Walt disney release, kids could collect these great cardboard standups and scenery to act out a scene from the cartoon. This promotion featured a set of card characters and backgrounds printed on the cardboard of the box packaging. The more weetabix the ...

Kenner’s Show Projector

Kenner’s Show Projector

Remember Kenner's Easy-Show Movie Projector? Back in the 60s and 70s, before video recorders and home video was unavailable, the only way you could watch cartoons in your schools broom cupboard on end of term day was with toys like Kenner's Easy-Show Movie Projector, which used film loops so there was no film threading involved! This was ...

Children`s TV Themes LP

Children`s TV Themes LP

Back in the days when theme tunes were never the same, as due to copyrights the closest you got to the original soundtrack was a cover version by "CY Payne & His Orchestra" But after myriads of listening in the end you could never remember which version was the original and thus apart from the kids ...

Ben-Hur : Movies

Ben-Hur : Movies

Charlton Heston as Judah Ben-Hur has to be one of my all time greats. This movie really hits all the right buttons, and its not just our opinion. In 1959 the 11 Oscars awarded to Bible Classic tale speaks volumes. Critics claim that the 1959 Ben-Hur is arguably the greatest of all epics. Ben-Hur is a ...