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A Colour Box
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Animated shapes dance to Cuban music. This was one of the first animations to be painted directly onto the film.
Tags: UK (1), Animation (1), Short (1), 1930s (1), 1935 (1)
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"DIR: Len Lye SUMMARY: An abstract film in which the gyrating lines and shapes on screen seem to flow in from elsewhere to provide us with a lively visual accompaniment to the upbeat Cuban soundtrack. WHY IT'S HERE: Abstract artist Len Lye's wildly entertaining experiment saw him painting directly onto film for the first time, a technique he is credited with pioneering. As its title suggests, this is an extremely colourful film and shares a sense of luminous vitality with Oskar Fischinger's '"