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Pen Point Percussion

Directed by Norman McLaren
Canada, 1951
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

Norman McLaren explains how he makes synthetic sound on film. With an oscilloscope he first demonstrates what familiar sounds look like on the screen; next, how sound shapes up on a film’s sound track; and then what synthetic sounds sound like when drawn directly on film.

Synopsis

Norman McLaren explains how he makes synthetic sound on film. With an oscilloscope he first demonstrates what familiar sounds look like on the screen; next, how sound shapes up on a film’s sound track; and then what synthetic sounds sound like when drawn directly on film.

Pen Point PercussionDirected byNorman McLaren

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Locarno International Film Festival
1958

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