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"Today Miss [Audrey] McLaren and Miss [Alma] Duncan work in a small studio in central Ottawa. They still possess very little equipment. 'Our only important piece of equipment is an extremely good camera,' remarks Miss McLaren. 'We found we could economize on everything but that.' The partners are each responsible for specific areas of the firm's work. All camera work is done by Miss McLaren while the planning, art work and animation is handled by Miss Duncan. Both partners make the puppets, though Alma Duncan makes all the faces. For instance, to portray his different emotions, the hero of Kumak the Sleepy Hunter needed 30 different faces."
-- Dorothy Harley


Source:
Harley, Dorothy. "Women-working: making animated film takes staying power." Interview with Alma Duncan, Audrey McLaren. Globe and Mail, April 3, 1958.