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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

THREE POEMS ON IMAGES FROM WILTSHIRE CHURCHES - a carving of a girl; a stained glass fragment and a collection of kneelers.

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

FOUR POEMS ON IMAGES OF ITALY: A reading of poems as commentaries on three images of Italy
plus a re-written and re-filmed version of IL VICOLO.


With animated texts and music by ELGAR, ERROLL GARNER, BRITTEN and BEETHOVEN.

THREE POEMS by GIORGIO VALLE (now aka Robert Tilleard): A reading of poems as commentaries on three images of Italy.
With animated texts and music by BEETHOVEN, SCARLATTI and PALESTRINA.

THREE POEMS by GEORGE GLENNIE (now aka Robert Tilleard):
A reading of poems as commentaries on three paintings by me. With animated texts and music by BACH and MOZART.

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.

A short film on 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'

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

A very short piece about VIENNA and the PRATER FERRIS WHEEL and the
JEWISH GRAVES IN THE ZENTRAL FRIEDHOF with the Anton Karas's 'Farewell to Vienna'.

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.