Bip hunts butterflies

United States, 1975

Film
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Episode of Series “The Art of silence: pantomimes with Marcel Marceau and his partner Pierre Verry”.
Tragic comic mime by Marcel Marceau in which his character Bip discovers how fragile life can be - as is the fragile butterfly held in his hands. His concern for the dying butterfly is expressed with a range of emotional responses.

Credits

director

John Barnes

production company

John Barnes Productions

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1975

Appears in

The Art of silence: pantomimes with Marcel Marceau and his partner Pierre Verry

Group of items

The Art of silence: pantomimes with Marcel Marceau and his partner Pierre Verry

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

504872

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Music & Performing Arts → Mime

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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