“Begone Dull Care” (1949) IMDb

Creators

Norman McLaren (director), Evelyn Lambart (director).

Categorization

Among the greatest of McLaren’s non-mimetic, non-reflexive, totally abstract shorts (8 minutes).

Subject

An immensely varied flow of imagery to jazz.

Commentary

It can’t all have been applied directly onto a single film—that would require a flatly absurd amount of talent—yet it almost looks that way.

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