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One of the chairs used for the filming of A Chairy Tale.
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© 2005 NFB - Photo Sophie Quevillon
Claude Jutra rolls across the ground, having just missed a chair enjoying itself at his expense.
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© 1957 NFB
Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart attache the invisible nylon line that will be used to animate the chair.
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© 1957 NFB
Off-camera, people pull on the invisible nylon line used to animate the chair.
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© 1957 NFB
 

Chair. - ca1955. - Wood : 75 x 43 x 43 cm

One of the chairs used for the filming of A Chairy Tale, directed by Norman McLaren and Claude Jutra in 1957, a short film featuring Claude Jutra in a struggle with a recalcitrant chair. Because they were subjected to rough handling during the shooting of the film, several chairs were required.

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