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Le merle

Title: Le merle
Director: Norman McLaren
Year: 1958
Length: 4:39

The tale of a bird that loses its neck, eye, back, wings, legs — only to get them back again twofold or threefold. The filmmaker uses simple geometric cut-outs to illustrate this French Canadian folksong.

Director
Norman McLaren

Producer
Norman McLaren

Camera
Douglas Poulter

Animation
Norman McLaren

Animation
Evelyn Lambart

Music
Maurice Blackburn

Technique(s) used

Paper cut-outs