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Still of Horseplay.

Date produced: 1972

Filmmaker(s):

John Straiton

Languages:

English

Length:

6m 31s

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Colour

Awards/Recognition:

IAC Film Collection, East Anglian Film Archive

Description:

"A half-horse, half-man pursues a young woman who turns herself into the same figure. Using a spare animation style, Straiton deals with a mythological subject that reveals his personal sense of humour. A beautiful film, set to original music, that is stunning in its simplicity." Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre.

Resources:

Horseplay record on CFMDC. Horseplay earned Straiton a "special mention" in the animation category at the 26th Annual Canadian Film Awards in 1975.

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Repository:

Institute of Amateur Cinematographers Collection, East Anglian Film Archive
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre

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