Friday, December 21, 2007

Merry Christmas!

Searle's title sequence art for the 1970 film 'Scrooge' directed by Ronald Neame.

The painted transition above was not made by Searle.

Scrooge by Elaine Donaldson adapted from Leslie Bricusse screen play drawings by Ronald Searle and photographs from the movie based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens published by Cinema Center Films. 1971

Read an appreciation of the film here


S.britt said...

Holy cats, those are amazing! It's becoming more and more apparent I have no business with a brush. Bah humbug to me!

Jazzy said...

A M A Z I N G !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Unknown said...

Simply wonderful! I would really love to see some hand drawn and painted artwork in movies again. What a pleasure to see these.

ian d. marsden

Ammon said...

Thanks for setting all of this up Matt. The work is incredible.

RAM said...

illustrationISM.... said...

WOW! Thanx for having me link here! Ronald Searle is my favorite ink illustrator! I gotta go buy the dvd to have the intro! Ron Searle, Saul Steinberg, Ben Shaun are all Illustrating Saints!

mark @
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Michael said...

Nice one Matt!

Happy New Year to you!

Honored General said...

Thank You! So very, very much for these! Your love for this work is as much as mine. (I am listening to the score as I write this.)

Many, many thanks, once again!

Honored General said...

Happy New Year unto you, dear sir!