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Still image from Polychrome Fantasy.

Identifier:

  • F2012.118 (Source: Museum of Modern Art Collection)
  • b12174485 (Source: New York Public Library catalog)

Date produced: 1935

Filmmaker(s):

Norman McLaren

Country of Production:

Scotland

Languages:

English

Length:

2m 52s

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

Archived by Library and Archives Canada

Description:

"Dancers move in front of a background made up of crystal formations filmed through a microscope. One of Norman McLaren’s first experimental films." Library and Archives Canada.

Resources:

The film is also referenced with the title Polychrome Phantasy.

This film is available in the National Film Board of Canada collection held by Library and Archives Canada, as well as the Museum of Modern Art collection. It is also included in the DVD collection Norman McLaren - The Master's Edition.

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Repository:

National Film Board of Canada collection, Library and Archives Canada

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