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Divertissement Rococo

USA, 1955 (MIFF 1960, Experiment in Animation)

Director: Hy Hirsh

A film in the new genre which uses electronic and other artificial devices to produce abstract patterns of form and motion, with an accompaniment of eighteenth century "rococo music".

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