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Joy Batchelor
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Born in Watford, Hertfordshire
Born on 22nd of May 1914
Died on 14th of May 1991

Born 1914. Died 1991 - English animated cartoon producer.


She started her career as a fashion artist for Harper’s Bazaar magazine, but after marrying producer John Halas in 1941 they formed the Halas-Batchelor animation unit. During World War II they made propaganda films, followed by the first British feature-length cartoon, Handling Ships, in 1945. Other films include The Owl and The Pussycat (1952) and George Orwell’s Animal Farm (1954).

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