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SOME SHORT FILMS

A mixture of silly and serious - from the making of a painting, to poetry, to the adventures of a cowboy painter.

 

Lord Bath interviewed by Kate Humble about the portrait

The painting hangs in his ancestral home, Longleat House, Wiltshire, England
The interview was first broadcast on the BBC programme about Longleat called Animal Park

SHORT FILMS

 

A short film on some NORFOLK, SUFFOLK and ESSEX PARISH CHURCHES
with some odd goings-on in Norwich Cathedral cloisters and a reading of PHILIP LARKINS's poem 'CHURCH GOING'

THE LITTLE COWBOY PAINTER GOES TO ITALY and steals a Vespa and hides from the police in some famous paintings.

THREE POEMS ABOUT DOGS: A reading of pieces about dogs:
An anonymous Victorian epitaph to a beloved dog; Oliver GOLDSMITH on virtue signalling; and HOFFMANN on a revengeful dog.
With animated text and music by MAHLER, FINZI and SCHUBERT

THREE POEMS ON THE THEME OF LOVE: A reading of poems by Edward THOMAS, Robert GRAVES and WB YEATS.
With animated texts and music by SCHUBERT, MORALES and MOZART.

YET THREE MORE POEMS: A reading of poems by SHAKESPEARE; Philip LARKIN; John FLETCHER.

THREE MORE POEMS: A reading of poems by JOHN DONNE; JOHN BETJEMAN; EMILY DICKINSON.
With animated text and music by BACH and SCHUBERT.

THREE POEMS: A reading of poems by EDWARD THOMAS; PHILIP LARKIN; EMILY DICKINSON.
With animated text and music by HAYDN, SIDNEY BECHET and MESSIAEN.

Video of the making of the TRIPTYCH painting 'INTERDEPENDENT OPPOSITES'.

A short film about 'A LITTLE COWBOY PAINTER' who goes to LosAngeles by train from New Orleans with his evil alter ego.

THE GHOST OF A ROGUE TOOTHBRUSH IN LOCKDOWN

Short video of a walk through VENICE, March 1995.

A Short Film about NEW ORLEANS and MARDI GRAS 2013 and ZYDECO in Louisiana

A short film of the art director, Terry Marsh, talking informally about
the making of Dr ZHIVAGO, for which, as production designer, he won an Oscar.

A short film about SAN FRANCISCO STREET MUSIC; a few things I came across in just one day. Including a demo against an oil pipeline.

A PORTRAIT of the ARTIST as a YOUNG COWBOY PAINTER: a piece of nonsense during an idle lockdown moment.