Five for Four

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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Norman McLaren
Norman McLaren
Norman McLaren

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  • 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

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