Neighbors (1952)

19 Dec
Director  Norman McLaren
Producer   National Film Board of Canada; released in the US by International Film Bureau
Contributors   Producer and Sound Animator, Norman McLaren; photographer, Wolf Koenig; sound mixing, Clarke Daprato. Cast: Jean-Paul Ladouceur, Grant Munro.
Length   9 min
B&W/Color   color
UO Library Catalog description:  A parable about two people who, after living side by side in mutual friendliness and respect, come to blows over the possession of a flower that one day grows where their properties meet.
Call # FILM Ma134
Genre  animation
Rare  no
Online  yes; Google Video
Copyright status  protected
Physical condition  fair
Oregon-related  no


Availability on Norman McLaren: The Master’s Edition DVD setwhich includes all of his films. Original title has English or Canadian “u” in title. Landmark, Oscar-winning (Documentary Short Subject) pixilated (and partially stop-motion animated) film.

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