An Optical Poem (1938)

Film details

  • Director

    Oskar Fischinger

  • Country

    USA

  • Year

    1938

  • Genres

    Animation Artists' Moving Image

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Fiction

Synopsis

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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