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An Optical Poem (1938) Theatrical Cartoon An Optical Poem

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
  • Directed By Oskar Fischinger.
  • Produced By Oskar Fischinger.
  • Originally Released in 1938 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:


To most of us, music suggests definite mental images of form and color. The picture you are about to see is a novel scientific experiment. Its object is to convey...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:


Oskar Fischinger's only film commissioned and released by a major American studio. Fischinger manipulated hundreds of paper cutouts hung on invisible wires. These were shot one frame at a time...  (more)

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