An Optical PoemAn Optical Poem (1938) Theatrical Cartoon by Dave Koch
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- Traditional Animation
- Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
- Directed By Oskar Fischinger.
- Produced By Oskar Fischinger.
- Originally Released in December of 1938 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 6 minutes.
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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