5 for 4

Canada, 1942

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Wartime Savings campaign publicity created by film artist Norman McLaren. Symbolic figures, drawn directly on film stock move and dance against a simple painted background. The music is from a recording of “Pinetop Boogie”, played by Albert Ammons. The technique of Vitacolour was used, a three-colour process now obsolete.

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production company

ONF | NFB

producer/director

Norman McLaren

Duration

00:02:52:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1942

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