Le merle

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Synopsis

A creative cut-out adaptation of an old French-Canadian nonsense song, in which a blackbird successively loses its beak, eye, head, neck, crop, back, wings, tail, and breast—and each time, the part reappears three-fold, together with all the parts lost and regained previously.

Credits

Animator

Norman McLaren

Camera

Douglas Poulter

Musical Arrangement

Maurice Blackburn

Singer

Le Trio lyrique

Assistant Animator

Evelyn Lambart

Video Information

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Cutout Animation
Color Type: Color
Original Language: French

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History

8/10/2015

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  • Synopsis added by Toadette
  • Credits added by Toadette
  • Animation type added by Toadette
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  • Original Language added by Toadette

8/12/2015

  • Screenshots added by Toadette

Sources

Le Trio lyrique: Singer
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Maurice Blackburn: Musical Arrangement
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Norman McLaren: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Evelyn Lambart: Assistant Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Douglas Poulter: Camera
  • credits on the National Film Board of Canada's website