Sun flight

United States, 1966

Film
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An animated recounting of the ancient Greek myth of Daedalus and Icarus. Portrays the creation of the Labyrinth on Crete, the imprisonment of Daedalus and Icarus by King Minos, the construction of wings for their escape, and the tragic flight of Icarus to the sun. Stylised graphic design, intensive colour and exciting music are used.

Credits

director

Gerald McDermot

producer

Julien Bryan

production company

International Film Foundation

Language

English

Duration

00:06:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29082

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

History → Mythology, Greek

Literature → Mythology, Greek

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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