The Town mouse and the country mouse

Canada, 1980

Film
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Evelyn Lambert’s well-known style of animation using paper figures and brightly coloured backgrounds, based on an Aesop fable. Tells the simple story of two mice with different lifestyles and suggests that it is far better to live simply and in peace than live in luxury amidst danger

Credits

producer

Kathleen Shannon

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:05:58:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32088

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Animation → Animation - Juvenile films

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children's films - Canada

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Fables

Literature → Storytelling

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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