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Eleven complete animated films and five classic moments. The Balgonie Birdman: In Balgonie, Saskatchewan, while others slept, Bill Gibson built a flying machine (8 min. 51 sec.). Ottawa '90 Signal Films includes five short films presented at the Ottawa '90 Animation Festival (3 min. 6 sec.). Wally the Safety Dog instructs his master in the rules of playground safety in Every Dog's Guide to the Playground (10 min. 46 sec.). An active organism leaps and quivers in the bouncing Vignette: Para Sight (1 min.). The drawings of Réal Bérard harmonize with the lyrical vision of Daniel Lavoie in Jours de Plaine (6 min. 24 sec.). The arrival of a stranger disturbs the solitude of Two Sisters (10 min. 26 sec.). The Irises: The auction of the painting by Vincent Van Gogh (3 min. 37 sec.). A classic moment from George and Rosemary: Two golden-agers prove that passion is not exclusively for the young (1 min. 26 sec.). Strings: A portrait of two strangers linked by adjoining apartments (10 min. 18 sec.). A game of scrabble is played out as the world comes to an end in a classic moment from The Big Snit (2 min.). The Lump: When a man develops a lump on top of his head, he buttons his shirt over his face in this parody on the qualities that lead to popularity and power (7 min. 32 sec.). The territorial struggle between a greasy spoon and its habitués is shown in a classic moment from Juke-Bar (2 min.). An old fool teaches his young apprentice about the consequences of taking the wrong road in The Apprentice (9 min. 9 sec.). A classic moment from Get a Job: The tribulations of cartoon character Bob Dog as he hunts for a job (2 min.). Blackfly is a breakneck romp based on the song of the same title (5 min. 6 sec.). A classic moment from The Cat Came Back: Old Mr. Johnson tries to rid himself of a cat that just won't stay away (2 min.).

1992, 87 min 17 s

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