Pen Point Percussion

Norman McLaren explains how he makes synthetic sound on film. With an oscilloscope he first demonstrates what familiar sounds look like on the screen; next, how sound shapes up on a film's sound track; and then what synthetic sounds sound like when drawn directly on film. This technique is also demonstrated in Dots and Loops.

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Film Credits

director
Norman McLaren
producer
Norman McLaren
Tom Daly
script
Donald Peters
camera
Lorne C. Batchelor
music
Louis Applebaum

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