August 15, 2014

Three English authors


Three English authors whose work inspired Japanese film-maker and artist Hayao Miyazaki.

Diana Wynne Jones
Books: Howl's Moving Castle, Dark Lord of Derkholm
http://www.leemac.freeserve.co.uk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana_Wynne_Jones

Rosemary Sutcliff
Books: The Lantern Bearers, The Sword and the Circle
http://rosemarysutcliff.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosemary_Sutcliff

Philippa Pearce
Books: Tom's Midnight Garden
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippa_Pearce
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2007/jan/02/guardianobituaries.booksforchildrenandteenagers
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March 7, 2014

Zokko


Zokko
Zokko was a BBC television programme for children that ran on Saturday mornings between 1968 and 1970. It was devised by veteran children's TV producer Molly Cox, and featured a mixture of animations, film clips, magic and narrated cartoons. The show was named after its "presenter", a talking pinball machine (designed by Mike Ellis, the father of Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis, and grandfather of singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor) which introduced the clips and then scored them in its robotic voice e.g. "Zokko, Score 7". (wiki)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zokko

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July 7, 2013

Joseph W. Sarno


Joseph W. Sarno
One of the most prolific and distinctive auteurs to emerge from the proto-pornographic sexploitation film genre of the 1960s, Joe Sarno had written and directed approximately 75 theatrically released feature films in the sexploitation, softcore and hardcore genres as well as a number of shot-on-video features for the '80s hardcore video market. (wiki)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_W._Sarno

Hector Garrido


American illustrator Hector Garrido
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hector_Garrido
http://pulpcovers.com/tag/hectorgarrido/
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April 26, 2013

Shimokitazawa



Shimokitazawa, Tokyo, Japan




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February 23, 2013

The Touchables


The Touchables (1968)

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