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Animated Sound: Norman McLaren, Neighbours

May 6, 2011

Listen to the soundtrack to Scottish-Canadian Norman McLaren’s Oscar-winning short film Neighbours, from 1952 — if that’s not nice, then what is? McLaren made the soundtrack (and that for other films too) by monkeying about with the physical film, drawing and scratching shapes that is then “played” on the projector. The video below explains this process.

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