V for Victory

This animated short by Norman McLaren is a publicity message for a war bond campaign. Symbols, a stick man and lettering are drawn directly on 35mm film stock and synchronized with a brass band rendition of Sousa's march "The Thunderer."

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Norman McLaren
Norman McLaren
Norman McLaren


  • thecobra

    “i wonder if anyone ever felt guilty about buying war bonds, sort of felt like they bought bullets for their country and then got their money back after the big win.” — thecobra, 13 Aug 2012

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