short film Begone Dull Care © National Film Board of Canada
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Begone Dull Care

An experimental animated film created by scratching and painting directly on the film stock to create a visual representation of the jazz music of Oscar Peterson.

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Remember that scene when Donald Duck found himself pulled into a visual representation of the cartoon's soundtrack? Okay maybe not, but watching this, you'll probably understand how he feels. A...
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Wow. I'm gobsmacked. Apart from the brief, tedious intro, which seems to want to be in Esperanto, this is possibly the best visual interpration of music I've ever seen -...
Created by: National Film Board of Canada
Language: no dialogue
Country of Origin: Canada
Directed by: Evelyn Lambart and Norman McLaren
Produced by: Norman McLaren
Musical Score by: The Oscar Peterson Trio
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