Keep your mouth shut

Canada, 1944

Film
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Part of a wartime anti-gossip campaign, Norman McLaren animated a human skull is animated to impart an ironic message. Animated by George Dunning.

Credits

producer/director

Norman McLaren

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:02:13:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1944

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33487

Language

English

Subject categories

Animation

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Internal security - Canada

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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