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* FollowTheBouncingBall: Seen in a a musical segment where a song that might be called "Get a Big Top Hat" praises Brunel's choice in headgear.
* ImpairmentShot: Brunel's vision is blurred when he comes to after apparently having a heart attack at the launching of his ship, the SS ''Great Eastern''.

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* FollowTheBouncingBall: Seen in a a musical segment where a song that might be called "Get a Big Top Hat" praises Brunel's choice in headgear.
* ImpairmentShot: Brunel's vision is blurred when he comes to after apparently having a heart attack at the launching of his ship, the SS ''Great Eastern''. It's followed immediately by a HuddleShot of concerned bystanders.


''Great'' was produced by Grantstern Films and distributed by British Lion. It won the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Animated Short Film at the 48th Academy Awards in March 1976 (the first British animated short to be so honoured), and also won the UsefulNotes/{{BAFTA}} for Best Animated Film the same year.

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''Great'' was produced by Grantstern Films and distributed by British Lion. It won the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Animated Short Film at the 48th Academy Awards in March 1976 (the first British animated short to be so honoured), and also won the UsefulNotes/{{BAFTA}} for Best Animated Film the same year.
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* OffIntoTheDistanceEnding: Ends with Brunel's giant ship, the ''Great Eastern'', sailing away.


It tells a humorous version of the life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a 19th century British engineer. Using a lot of puns and silly animation, the film recounts Brunel's eventful career, including the construction of a tunnel under the River Thames, a bridge over the Avon, the Great Western Railway, and large ships such as the SS ''Great Western''.

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It tells a humorous version of the life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Brunel (1806-1859), a 19th century famous British engineer. Using a lot of puns and silly animation, the film recounts Brunel's eventful career, including the construction of a tunnel under the River Thames, a bridge over the Avon, the Great Western Railway, and large ships such as the SS ''Great Western''.


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* OneWordTitle: ''Great''


''Great'' is a 28-minute animated film released in 1975, telling a humorous version of the life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It was directed by Bob Godfrey, produced by Grantstern Films and distributed by British Lion.

''Great'' won the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Animated Short Film at the 48th Academy Awards in March 1976 (the first British animated short to be so honoured), and also won the UsefulNotes/{{BAFTA}} for Best Animated Film the same year.

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''Great'' is a 28-minute animated film released in 1975, telling directed by Bob Godfrey.

It tells
a humorous version of the life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It Brunel, a 19th century British engineer. Using a lot of puns and silly animation, the film recounts Brunel's eventful career, including the construction of a tunnel under the River Thames, a bridge over the Avon, the Great Western Railway, and large ships such as the SS ''Great Western''.

''Great''
was directed by Bob Godfrey, produced by Grantstern Films and distributed by British Lion.

''Great''
Lion. It won the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Animated Short Film at the 48th Academy Awards in March 1976 (the first British animated short to be so honoured), and also won the UsefulNotes/{{BAFTA}} for Best Animated Film the same year.

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* ImpairmentShot: Brunel's vision is blurred when he comes to after apparently having a heart attack at the launching of his ship, the SS ''Great Eastern''.

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* {{Rotoscoping}}: Done with live-action footage of a train and railway for the scene where Brunel constructs a railway from London to Bristol.

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* VisualInnuendo: The line about his wife being delighted about Bunuel's big, um, top hat, is suggestive enough. But it's accompanied by a shot of a steam engine piston, thrusting back and forth.

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* FollowTheBouncingBall: Seen in a a musical segment where a song that might be called "Get a Big Top Hat" praises Brunel's choice in headgear.

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* CapturedByCannibals: A bit about Britain's growing empire in the 19th century shows two white missionaries in Africa, being cooked in the standard iron pot by the natives.

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* MediumBlending: There's clip-art animation, hand-drawn animation, and bits of live action, such as StockFootage of a celebrating crowd and a fireworks show.


* ClipArtAnimation: Much of the film is done with rather Creator/TerryGilliam-esque clip-art animation. Queen Victoria's ascent to the throne is illustrated by a picture of the Queen rising out of a toilet.



* RogerRabbitEffect: The live-action railway footage used as the basis for one segment was used a few years later in unmodified form for a television ad in the United States.

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* RogerRabbitEffect: The live-action railway footage used as the basis for one segment was used a few years later in unmodified form for a television ad in the United States.States.
* VisualPun: Queen Victoria's ascent to the throne is shown with a shot of the Queen rising out of a toilet--a "throne".


''Great'' won the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Animated Short Film at the 48th Academy Awards in March 1976 (the first British animated short to be so honoured), and also won the UsefulNotes/{{BAFTA}} award for Best Animated Film the same year.

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''Great'' won the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Animated Short Film at the 48th Academy Awards in March 1976 (the first British animated short to be so honoured), and also won the UsefulNotes/{{BAFTA}} award for Best Animated Film the same year.


''Great'' won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 48th Academy Awards in March 1976. ''Great'' was the first British animated film to win an Academy Award, and also won the BAFTA award for Best Animated Film in 1976.

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''Great'' won the Academy Award UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Animated Short Film at the 48th Academy Awards in March 1976. ''Great'' was the 1976 (the first British animated film short to win an Academy Award, be so honoured), and also won the BAFTA UsefulNotes/{{BAFTA}} award for Best Animated Film in 1976.
the same year.


Great is a 28-minute animated film released in 1975, telling a humorous version of the life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It was directed by Bob Godfrey, produced by Grantstern Films and distributed by British Lion.

Great won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 48th Academy Awards in March 1976. Great was the first British animated film to win an Academy Award, and also won the BAFTA award for Best Animated Film in 1976.

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Great ''Great'' is a 28-minute animated film released in 1975, telling a humorous version of the life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It was directed by Bob Godfrey, produced by Grantstern Films and distributed by British Lion.

Great ''Great'' won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 48th Academy Awards in March 1976. Great ''Great'' was the first British animated film to win an Academy Award, and also won the BAFTA award for Best Animated Film in 1976.



* DerangedAnimation: The film recounts the life and works of the 19th century British civil engineer and architect Isambard Kingdom Brunel in a way that is affectionate while often tongue-in-cheek. The narrator, voiced by Harry Fowler, explains the triumphs and setbacks of Brunel's career, comparing him to Archimedes, Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. Richard Briers provides the voice of Brunel. There are numerous songs in the film, including "Get a big top hat if you want to get ahead". Great is primarily an animated film, although it is mixed media, combining some live action sequences with the animation.

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* DerangedAnimation: The film recounts the life and works of the 19th century British civil engineer and architect Isambard Kingdom Brunel in a way that is affectionate while often tongue-in-cheek. The narrator, voiced by Harry Fowler, explains the triumphs and setbacks of Brunel's career, comparing him to Archimedes, Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. Richard Briers provides the voice of Brunel. There are numerous songs in the film, including "Get a big top hat if you want to get ahead". Great ''Great'' is primarily an animated film, although it is mixed media, combining some live action live-action sequences with the animation.
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* RogerRabbitEffect: The live-action railway footage used as the basis for one segment was used a few years later in unmodified form for a television ad in the US.

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