In my youth I found myself frequently ill and besides missing school and playing the Atari 2600 all afternoon what I really enjoyed was that I could watch quite a bit of Paddington Bear on Nickelodeon’s Pinwheel. The Stop-Motion shorts were produced for BBC television back in 1975 by Michael Bond and the London-based animation company FilmFair. Animator Ivor Wood is responsible for the episode you see below.
[Via] The Paddington Bear Toons YouTube Channel
Make sure to visit the fantastic Animator Mag-Blog to learn more about the history of this fantastic TV series.
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