This remarkable animation was scratched directly onto 16mm black film leader by animator Ros Allen. It took six months and a seized neck to make. It was shown at Annecy ’89 and licensed to Channel 4 about the same year who screened it twice. Ros is currently teaching animation to degree level at Sunderland University.
This movie was was drawn direct on to 35mm film by Norman McLaren, a young Scot. It was made for the G.P.O. Film Unit which was a hot-bed of creativity. In addition to McLaren there were Cavalcanti, Benjamin Britten and W.H. Auden, led by John Grierson.