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Le merle

Le merle

| 4 min

In this animation film, Norman McLaren imparts unusual activity to an old French-Canadian nonsense song. Simple white cut-outs on pastel backgrounds, many by Evelyn Lambart, provide lively illustrations. The folksong "Mon Merle" is sung in French by the Trio Lyrique of Montreal.

  • director
    Norman McLaren
  • producer
    Norman McLaren
  • camera
    Douglas Poulter
  • animation
    Norman McLaren
    Evelyn Lambart
  • music
    Maurice Blackburn


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Ages 11 to 17

Arts Education - Music
Arts Education - Visual Arts
English Language Arts - Children's Stories/Fables
Science - Life Systems/Ecology

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