New York Lightboard Record

New York Lightboard Record

| 7 min

This short documentary is a film about a film. In 1961, Norman McLaren produced a record of New Yorkers watching his short animation New York Lightboard in action in Times Square. The film within this film was produced as a promotion of travel and tourism in Canada. New York Lightboard Record depicts the reactions—awe, confusion, amusement—of onlookers and passersby.

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Credits
  • director
    Norman McLaren
  • producer
    Norman McLaren