A Short Vision

1956, Peter Foldes and Joan Foldes

Posted by John Martz, October 13, 2020

A simple but effective science fiction horror story, Peter and Joan Foldes's A Short Vision is a not-so-thinly veiled allegory for nuclear destruction. In the U.S. this British short was aired on the Ed Sullivan Show, and it's not difficult to imagine how these images shocked an audience expecting to enjoy some pop music or a visit from Topo Gigio.