The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film
|The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film|
|Directed by||Richard Lester
|Produced by||Peter Sellers|
|Written by||Richard Lester
|Music by||Richard Lester|
|Edited by||Richard Lester
Peter Sellers Productions
|Distributed by||British Lion Films (1959)
Janus Films (since 2014, with A Hard Day's Night)
|Release dates||November 1959|
|Running time||11 minutes|
It was filmed over two Sundays in 1959, at a cost of around £70 (including £5 for the rental of a field).
It was nominated for an Academy Award, but did not win. It was a favourite of The Beatles, which led to Lester being hired to direct A Hard Day's Night and then Help!, in which Lacey makes a guest appearance as George Harrison's gardener in the opening sequence.
The short film has been made available as a special feature on several home video releases of A Hard Day's Night. It is also featured in The Unknown Peter Sellers.
- Richard Lester
- Peter Sellers
- Spike Milligan
- Mario Fabrizi
- Bruce Lacey
- David Lodge
- Leo McKern
- Norman Rossington
- Graham Stark
- "Running Jumping & Standing Still...". A Short History of The Telegoons... The Goon Show Preservation Society. Retrieved 2008-07-02.
- The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film at the Internet Movie Database
- The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film at AllMovie
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