Sat
Apr 23 2011 9:58am

Saturday Morning Cartoons: “Pas de deux” and “Thought of You”

Two forms of art concern themselves with motion: dance and animation. Here are two films that combine them.

Pas de deux: Animator Norman McLaren never stopped experimenting during his long career, in this film he shows us ballet as it had never been seen before. (13:22 minutes)

Thought of You: Some motion can only be suggested by dancers. Some dancers can only be suggested by motion. (3:05 minutes)

Pas de Deux
Norman McLaren

 

Thought of You
by Ryan Woodward

 


For more animation, visit our Saturday Morning Cartoon Index.


René Walling is a fan of SF, animation and comics, this has led him to co-chair Anticipation, the 2009 Worldcon, be involved with fps magazine for more than a decade, write reviews of francophone short fiction for The Portal, and start Nanopress, a Canadian small press. He looks forward to living on Mars where he would benefit from having more than 24 hours in a day.
 

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