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Pen Point Percussion

Canada, 1951 (MIFF 1953, Animated Films)

Director: Don Peters

A short account of the work of Norman McLaren and some of his unusual techniques.

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Drawings that Walk and Talk

UK, 1938
Traces briefly the history of the animated cartoon. Discusses the purpose of caricature giving an animal a man's mind and behaviour.. Includes excerpts from Drama Among the Puppets (France 1908), an … More »

A Phantasy

Canada, 1952
A surrealistic abstract with an unusual sound track consisting of synthetic sound in conjunction with music for saxophone. ... More »

Men of Merit

UK, 1948
An appeal to the English public to spare electric power during peak consumption periods. In the form of a puppet lecturette. ... More »

Balance 1950

UK, 1952
I.C.I.'s balance sheet for 1950. Animated drawings and a witty commentary make a fascinating film out of a "dull" subject. ... More »

The Magic Canvas

UK, 1948
Beautiful study in animation giving a lovely play of movement, colour, and music, merging form and idea in a painter's fantasy. ... More »

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