skip navigation
Animal Farm

Animal Farm(1955)

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:
Remind Me

TCMDb Archive MaterialsView all archives (0)

DVDs from TCM Shop

Animal Farm Britain's first animated... MORE > $24.95 Regularly $24.95 Buy Now

OVERVIEW

powered by AFI

DVDs from TCM Shop

Animal Farm Britain's first animated... MORE > $24.95
Regularly $24.95
buy now

Brief Synopsis

Britain's first animated feature, which, despite the title and Disney-esque animal animation, is in fact a no-holds-barred adaptation of George Orwell's classic satire on Stalinism, with the animals taking over their farm by means of a revolutionary coup, but then discovering that although all animals are supposed to be equal, some are more equal than others...

Cast & Crew

John Halas Director
Joy Batchelor Director
Gordon Heath Narration spoken by
Maurice Denham Voices of all animals
J. Grew Camera
W. Traylor Camera
R. Turk Camera
Lothar Wolff Story development
Borden Mace Story development
Philip Stapp Story development
John Halas Story development
Joy Batchelor Story development
Louis de Rochemont Presented By
SEE ALL CAST AND CREW

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 29 Dec 1954
Release Date:  1955 Production Date:  A Halas and Batchelor Production
EB*; AFI
Credits taken from AFI print
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Distributors Corp. of America
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Halas & Batchelor Cartoon Films, Ltd., Louis de Rochemont Associates
Duration(mins):  73 or 75 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  6,515    
Duration(reels):  not available    

Leonard Maltin Ratings & Review

LEONARD MALTIN MOVIE RATING

LEONARD MALTIN MOVIE REVIEW:

User Ratings & Review

This title has not been reviewed. Be the FIRST to write a review by CLICKING HERE >

User Ratings & Review

User Reviews:

  • Recommend:

  • Cinema History:

  • Cinematography:

  • Lead Performers:

  • Supporting Cast:

  • Director:

  • Screen Play:

  • Music Score:

  • Title Sequence:

User Ratings:

  • Animal Farm

    Dashiell Barnes 2011-10-25

    A great animated film from England. The is a compelling film, there are scenes that make us sad & scenes that make us angry. The sounds of animals... MORE>