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A Chairy Tale (1957)

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Claude Jutra and Norman McLaren co-direct A Chairy Tale. In this ten-minute animated Canadian short from 1957, a chair that detests being sat upon attempts to evade the maneuvers and machinations of a young boy determined to use it as a resting place. A Chairy Tale boasts a score authored and performed by sitar godfather Ravi Shankar. Evelyn Lambart co-animates the piece, with Maurice Black providing additional musical accompaniment. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi
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NR
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Animation , Comedy , Special Interest
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½

A funny little piece about a chair that refuses to be sat upon. There's a playful spirit at work here (right down to the multi-lingual credits and the jaunty Ravi Shankar music) that makes it feel like a live-action cartoon. Very well choreographed. However, there is a certain length of time that it's fun to watch a guy mess around with a chair, and that time is slightly shorter than this film's 10 minutes.

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Martin Teller

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