“Canon” (1964) IMDb

Creators

Norman McLaren (director), Grant Munro (director).

Categorization

Collection of three shorts (9 minutes, with a prologue).

Subject

Alphabetic blocks dance synchronously on a checkered board with synthesizer music, happy cartoon figures float and glide around one another to piano accompaniment, and live-action humans foreshadow Rybczynski’s “Tango” (1981).

Commentary

Blissful simplicity with a theme.

animation fiction moving picture