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A Chairy Tale (Norman McLaren, 1957)
Made without commentary or dialogue, this film is a simple ballet of a youth and a kitchen chair. The ensuing struggle, first for mastery and then for understanding forms the action of the film. The … Read more

Adventures of * (John Hubley, 1957)
This animated film of a little boy and his father is a fable reminding us that we need not outgrow our childhood endowment of looking at the world with the "innocent eye" of spontaneous enjoyment. ... Read more

All Things Flow (Bert Haanstra, 1951)
An aesthetic study of motion and change in nature made as a personal experiment. A poetic film, in a peaceful, gentle mood, it is visually stunning. ... Read more

Third Avenue El (Carson Davidson, 1956)
A victim of progress, New York's picturesque Third Avenue Elevated Railway is no more, but its unique flavour lingers nostalgically in this unusual film study. Haydn's music enhances the pictorial pr… Read more

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