A cartoon film, hand-drawn in colour by Norman McLaren, in which a hen &ndash: and even as an egg with feet &ndash: dances to the old &ndash: time waltzes and reels of French-Canadian barn dance music.
"Mon Merle", an old French folksong, sung by the Trio Lyrique of Montreal, tells the story of a happy-go-lucky bird who loses his neck, beak. wings and eyes but immediately sets about retrieving ... More »
Lines in pure design — an attempt by Norman McLaren to create art interesting pattern entirely from straight lines engraved directly on plain black film. ... The effect in is of decorous ballet ... More »
After the brilliant cinematic experiment of Pas de Deux, Norman McLaren once again films dancers - this time slowing down their movements to a quarter of their speed in reality. The original ... More »