This film is part of Free

The History of Grease

Grease is the word in this comic sponsored short for lubricant products that is literally filled with monkey business

Animation & Artists Moving Image 1982 6 mins


Is your dodo having trouble pulling your Stone Age chariot? Well, according to this promotional cartoon a little monkey business is all that is needed to grease the wheels… and the various lubricants of SKF Maintenance Products, who sponsored the film. Animator and director Ian Moo-Young moved from Kingston, Jamaica to study at Saint Martin's School of Art. He became a popular figure of the British animation scene of the 70s and 80s, working frequently with Bob Godfrey.