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Spook Sport   [Original Title]

A graveyard gambot   [Other Title]
Country of Origin: United States
Year of origin: 1939
Genre: Trickfilm
Locations of shooting: n/a

Director: Mary Ellen Bute
Production company: Ted Nemeth Studios
Animation: Norman McLaren
Music composer: Camille Saint-Saëns

Keywords: Tanz, Tod
The story suggested here is that at the bewitching hour of midnight, spooks and ghosts arise from their graves to cavort about and make merry. An expressionistic interpretation of "Danse macabre" by Camille Saint-Saëns. Conventional cel animation and pen drawings were done by Norman McLaren directly on 35 mm film stock.

Version 1
Language: n/a
Sound: Sound film
Aspect: 1:1,33
Duration: 8 min

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