An Optical Poem (1938)

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    Oskar Fischinger

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    Animation Artists' Moving Image

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Circles, squares and rectangles, and then triangles float, spin, dart, and flash across the screen in turn, in time to Franz Liszt’s 2nd Hungarian Rhapsody.

Introductory intertitle reads: "To most of us music suggests definite mental images of form and color. The picture you are about to see is a novel scientific experiment - its object is to convey these mental images in visual form"

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