Middelboe Chronicles, Part 68: John Henry, the Steel Driving Man

Like Don Quixote against the windmills, John Henry, the Steel Driving Man (“Animated Tales of the World,” 2002) pits his strength against impersonal machinery and comes to grief – though in this case Henry has a more altruistic end than in most versions of the story, and he achieves that end.

This is another particularly beautiful animation.

And we’re now in the final stretch of the Middelboe Chronicles ….


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