The North Wind and the Sun: A Fable by Aesop

The North Wind and the Sun: A Fable by Aesop


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This short animated film illustrates the fable in which the warm sun proves to the cold wind that persuasion is better than force when it comes to making a man remove his coat.

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The North Wind and the Sun: A Fable by Aesop, Rhoda Leyer & Les Drew, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Rhoda Leyer
    Les Drew
  • producer
    Robert Verrall
  • animation camera
    Simon Leblanc
    Pierre Provost
    Jacques Avoine
  • sound
    Karl Duplessis
  • music
    Karl Duplessis
  • editing
    Les Drew
  • animation
    Rhoda Leyer
  • narrator
    Rhoda Leyer
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel

  • Guyle

    This is my favorite vignette! It has it all, great animation, story and sound. Simplicity perfected!

    Guyle, 11 Oct 2010

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