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Hot Pants Trilogy
The Hot Pants trilogy received its world premiere at the Oldenburg Festival, Germany in Sept 2005. Three short home-made films by Ken and friends.
2004 Revenge of the Elephant Man
Ken Russell's short film clocks in at 27 mins and was shown for the first time on 14-15 Jul 2004 at the Tardis Studio, London as part of the Blowing Up Festival.
In the Maryland Medical Institute is a hybrid, the elephant man, with "a unique deformity". Barry Lowe and Lisi Tribble star, along with Ken Russell.
2004 The Mystery of Mata Hari
"A tearful tale from the days of World War One, when millions of innocent lives were lost, including one of the most blameless of them all". The story of Mata Hari.
2005 The Goodship Venus
"A musical trip around the Horn with as horny a crew of sex crazed sailors who ever sailed the seven seas."
You can download clips from the films by clicking the image below (a large file, 5 Meg).
A Kitten For Hitler/ Ein Kitten Fur Hitler, a short 8 minute film from 2007.
Mother (Eliza Russell) and son Lenny (Rusty Goffe) during the Second World War at the cinema watching a film about Hitler. Lenny decides to go to Germany to give Hitler a Christmas present and make him see sense.
Hitler (Philip Pritchard) and Eva Braun (Rosie Thewlis).
Lenny gives Hitler the present, a kitten.
Lenny is given a bagel, with a swastika design, but Hitler notices his star of David and things go wrong.
Written and directed by Ken Russell. The editor was Russell regular Michael Bradsell and costumes by Russell's daughter Vicky Russell.
All images from the film.
2009 Boedica Bites Back
Directed by Ken Russell and again with Michael Bradsell as editor.
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