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A Man and His Dog Out for Air (1957)

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Written by
Robert Breer Robert Breer
uncredited


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While birds can be heard singing a shrill song, lines crisscross wildly as if they aimed to form shapes. Their efforts seem hopeless until the very end when, at long last, they manage to come together and become a man walking his dog out. But they soon break up and form the word... END.
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"DIR: Robert Breer SUMMARY: An abstract depiction of a man walking his dog, made up of shape-shifting lines. WHY IT'S HERE: Robert Breer's 'A Man and His Dog Out for Air' is one of the most fascinating and accessible works of abstract animation. Although it may look like nothing more than a few wavy lines to some, 'A Man and His Dog Out for Air' mixes the abstract with the representational, as the squiggles that creep and float around the screen appear to almost form recognisable shapes but t"



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