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177 Ratings


Directed by Norman McLaren
Canada, 1941
Avant-Garde, Animation, Short


In this short animation film, the “boogie” is played by Albert Ammons and the “doodle” is drawn by Norman McLaren. Made without the use of a camera, Boogie-Doodle is a rhythmic, brightly coloured film experiment. Made in New York in 1940, but released in 1941 by the National Film Board of Canada.

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Boogie-Doodle Directed by Norman McLaren

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