Anthony Hancock gives up his office job to become an abstract artist. He has a lot of enthusiasm, but little talent, and critics scorn his work. Nevertheless, he impresses an emerging very talented artist.
Watch Out Picasso... Here Comes Tony Hancock! (US release: Call Me Genius)
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Did You Know?
In September 2002 the London Institute of Pataphysics recreated Alistair Grant
's pieces for the film (down to Magnus Irvin's pyjama'd reworking of Tony's bicycle action painting, itself inspired by former Royal College of Art student Bill Green's output) at London's The Foundry, presenting the exhibition as if it were a retrospective of genuine unknown artist Anthony Hancock. See more
English names are so mysterious, don't you think?
Oh, yes. I knew an 'Arry Trubshawe and a Bert 'Iggins once. Dead mysterious they were.
The producers wish to acknowledge the fullest co-operation accorded - somewhat apprehensively - by BRITISH RAILWAYS. See more
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At Last! At Last!
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