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Folksong Fantasy

Directed by Alma Duncan
Canada, 1951 (animation / children's, 7 minutes, colour, English)
Folksong Fantasy
Photo © National Film Board of Canada

Film Description [in French] :
"Des marionnettes miment trois chansons de folklore anglais que chante Ema Caslor : The Riddle Song, Who Killed Cock Robin? et The Cooper of Fife."
-- Cinémathèque québécoise (source)

Film Description:
"Animated puppets enact the narratives of three folksongs sung by Emma Caslor: The Riddle Song, Who Killed Cock Robin? and The Cooper of Fife."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)


Film Credits (partial):
Produced by: Tom Daly
Cinematography: Lyle Enright
Animation: Alma Duncan
Music: Emma Caslor
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada
(sources)

Quote about Folksong Fantasy

"[Folksong Fantasy explores] issues that to our contemporary eyes cannot help but address death, domestic violence, gender roles, patriarchy, and power in Western culture."
-- Jaclyn Meloche (source)

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