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As the Oscar Peterson Trio play three pieces from their repertoire, Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart use their talents and imaginations to create a visual composition by painting and engraving directly on film.

1949, 07 min 48 s

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First Award - Silver Medal - Category: Experimental
International Film Festival
August 1 1954, Durban - South-Africa

Best Experimental Film
American Federation of Art and Film Advisory Center Film Festival
January 1 1952, Woodstock - USA

Silver Medal - Second Prize - Category: Documentary Short Film
International Film Festival
June 6 to 18 1951, Berlin - Germany

Honourable Mention - Category: Miscellaneous Film
Annual Documentary Film Festival
November 1 1950, Salerno - Italy

First Prize - Category: Art Films
Mostra Internatzionale del Cinema
August 20 to September 10 1950, Venice - Italy

Special Award in recognition of the successful contribution of an experimental approach to filmmaking by Norman McLaren and his associates
Genie Awards
April 19 1950, Ottawa - Canada