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A Colour Box (1935)Len Lye
After Len Lye had made his first direct animation work, Full Fathom Five (1935), he approached John Grierson at the Post Office’s celebrated GPO Film Unit with the short experimental film. Although that film is now lost, it is known to have involved direct animation synchronised with the voice of actor John Gielgud reciting lines from Shakespeare’s The Tempest …
John L. Walters, editor of Eye, London
Read the full version in Eye no. 104 vol. 26, 2023
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