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Mathematical Peep Shows

USA, 1961 (MIFF 1964, Fresh Vision)

Director: Charles Eames, Ray Eames

A fascinating introduction to mathematics through a series of short film essays in cartoon und live action showing, for example, how the earth was measured with the use of simple instruments.

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Parade

USA, 1955
A large collection of children's toys are used as the basis for a fast &ndash: moving animated impression of a circus parade, set to suitable music. ... More »

Parade

USA, 1955
A large collection of children's toys are used as the basis for a fast-moving animated impression of a circus parade. ... More »

Toccata for Toy Trains

USA, 1957
A film about toy trains-mostly old. A journey from roundhouse and yards to station, and out through countryside and village to destination. Characters and props are al! real toys. ... More »

Communications Primer

USA, 1953
An exposition of all the essential elements of communication: message, signal, interference and reception, with a kaleidoscope of examples from calligraphy, painting, reading, storm signals etc., and… More »

Two Baroque Churches in Germany

USA, 1957
Two baroque churches flash past in a blinding and colourful array of cherubs, altars, cornices, statues, ceilings, all ornamented in the fashion dear to baroque. ... More »

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