Spook Sport (1940) Theatrical Cartoon

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Spook Sport (1940) Theatrical Cartoon Spook Sport

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • National Film Board of Canada, Creative Film Society, Ted Nemeth Studios
  • Distributed by: National Film Board of Canada
  • Cartoon Characters: Spooks, Ghosts, Bat, Bell, The Sun.
  • Directed By Norman McLaren.
  • Produced By Mary Ellen Bute, Norman McLaren, Ted Nemeth.
  • Originally Released in 1940 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:52 minutes.
  • Color
  • Canada  Canada / U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

An expressionistic interpretation of "Danse Macabre" by Camille Saint-SaŽns in a deserted graveyard at midnight.

Cartoon Production Information:

Conventional cel animation and pen drawings were done by Norman McLaren directly on 35mm film stock.

Mary Ellen Bute's most successful animation, this film was screened at Radio City Music Hall for months.

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