Mail early

Canada, 1941

Film
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Norman McLaren’s first film for the NFB was this publicity clip for Canada Post. Non-abstract symbols drawn with pen on clear 35 mm stock were superimposed on a photographed painted background. Benny Goodman’s rendition of Jingle Bells provided the sound.

Credits

producer/director

Norman McLaren

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:02:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1941

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33489

Language

English

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Postal service - Canada

Experimental

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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