The Tender game

United States, 1958

Film
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Produced by the group which also made HARLEM WEDNESDAY and MOONBIRD. Using abstract shapes and colours and animated sketches, it tells amusingly of a girl and boy who meet in a park and, after shy advances and retreats, leave happily together. Music performed by the Oscar Peterson Trio with vocals by Ella Fitzgerald.

Credits

director
producer

Edward Harrison

production company

Storyboard

Duration

00:05:38:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1958

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29337

Language

English

Subject categories

Animation

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photography, Abstract

Crafts & Visual Arts → Size and shape

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Size and shape

Experimental

Experimental → Experimental films - United States

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Size and shape

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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