Mail early for Xmas

Canada, 1959

Film
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In this pre-Christmas reminder to mail early, filmmaker Norman McLaren used an electric vibra-drill to engrave the images on black film, and included the occasional “subliminal” burst of lettering, which he hand-scratched on a few frames.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

producer/director

Norman McLaren

Duration

00:01:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1959

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323673

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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