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A Chairy Tale

A Chairy Tale (1957) Theatrical Cartoon A Chairy Tale

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National Film Board of Canada Norman McLaren, Claude Jutra Claude Jutra Maurice Blackburn, Ravi Shankar, Chatur Lal
  • 1957
  • National Film Board of Canada
  • National Film Board of Canada
  • Theatrical Cartoon
  • Directed By Norman McLaren, Claude Jutra.
  • Produced By Claude Jutra.
  • Animated By Evelyn Lambart.

Additional Crew:



  • Images: Jacques Avoine.
  • Sound: Ken Page, Roger Lamoureux, Jacques Jarry, Yves Daoust.

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A fairy tale in the modern manner, told without words by film artist Norman McLaren. In the film, a chair (animated by Evelyn Lambart) that declines to be sat upon...  (more)

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Chairy Tale is a winsome, humorous deceptively simple pixilation (the director's term) with deep wisdom. Ravi Shankar music engages the senses, and the open-ended interaction of one man with one chair allows all sorts of interpretations. And it is just...  (read more)

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