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Norman McLaren

Available films

Title: Hen Hop
Director: McLaren, Norman
Year: 1942
Length: 03 min 40 s

After a long sketching session spent capturing the movements of these odd creatures, McLaren made this film of a chicken’s dance by drawing directly on film stock. Hen Hop drew great praise from Pablo Picasso.

Director
Norman McLaren

Producer
Norman McLaren

Animation
Norman McLaren

Technique(s) used

Drawing and etching on film

Drawing on film