Director: Norman McLaren, Evelyn Lambart
A hypnotic series of geometric patterns, superlatively animated.
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 »
Arabesque-like images flash upon the screen, then suddenly disappear. An impression remains in the viewer's eye, like the burning of a bright light after it has been extinguished. A work of pure ... More »
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 ... More »
"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 »
Norman McLaren continues his investigations into the possibilities of animated film with his latest film. Spheres, his first film since Pas de deux, is set to music of Bach fugues. The illusion of ... More »