Five for Four

Five for Four

                                Five for Four
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This animated short by Norman McLaren serves as a wartime savings campaign. Symbolic figures, drawn directly on 35mm film stock, move and dance against a simple painted background. The score is "Pinetop's Boogie Woogie," by Albert Ammons.

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Five for Four, Norman McLaren, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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    Norman McLaren
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    Norman McLaren
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    Norman McLaren

  • LucaTarantini

    Where would a short film like this in the 'wartime savings' campaign be shown? Before movies? On T.V.? Does anyone know?

    LucaTarantini, 14 Feb 2012