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THE BEST OF NORMAN McCLAREN

Canada (MIFF 2007, Animation Gallery)

THE BEST OF NORMAN McCLAREN

Premiered at Cannes Film Festival, The Best of Norman McLaren contains 11 of McLaren's most impressive, short, animated films - carefully restored by the National Film Board of Canada and transferred to 35mm film. A master of experimentation (born in 1914, died in 1987), McLaren's work was heavily influenced by surrealism and reveals a passion for dance and music. Norman McLaren's Opening Speech (1961, 7 mins) Stars and Stripes (1940, 2 mins) Hen Hop (1942, 4 mins) Begone Dull Care (1949, 8 mins) A Chairy Tale (1957, 10 mins) Lines Horizontal (1962, 6 mins) Blinkity Blank (1955, 5 mins) La merle (1958, 5 mins) Neighbours (1953, 8 mins) Synchromie (1971, 7 mins) Pas de deux (1968, 13 mins)


D/P Norman McLaren WS National Film Board of Canada TD 35mm/b&w&col/1940-1971/77mins

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