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Balloonantics

USA, 1923 (MIFF 1956, Pot-pourri)

Director: Buster Keaton, Eddie Cline

In addition to producing such feature length films as The General and The Navigator, Buster Keaton produced a number of shorter films of fine quality of which Balloon antics is an excellent example. Notable points about this film include the wonderful use of natural scenery, the high degree of inventiveness and the charm of Keaton's dead &ndash: pan humour.

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Papageno

Germany, 1935
A silhouette fantasy based on themes from Mozart's opera “The Magic Flute.” A unique method, falling half &ndash: way between the drawn cartoon and the puppet film. ... More »

The Art of Judo

Japan, 1954
The film shows the various forms of attack and defence as practised by judo experts, including Professor Mifune, at the world head ... quarters of judo, the Kadokan Academy in Tokio. ... More »

Tom Schuler - Cobbler, Statesman

USA, 1953
Animated film on the establishment of the U.S. Federal Government and the formulation of the Constitution and Bill of Rights. ... More »

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