In this fourth film, Norman McLaren explains and illustrates composite motion, where two of the categories of motion occur simultaneously in one action, as are the motions of jointed or pivoted parts (as occur in animal and human movements). Also shown is a human gesture with increasing amounts of emotion; and finally, the phenomenon of “strobing” in animation is examined.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)