Begone Dull Care

Directors Norman McLaren, Evelyn Lambart
Year 1949
Run Time 8min
Genre Animation, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
In this extraordinary short animation, Evelyn Lambart and Norman McLaren painted colours, shapes, and transformations directly on to their filmstrip. The result is a vivid interpretation, in fluid lines and colour, of jazz music played by the Oscar Peterson Trio.


Norman McLaren, Evelyn Lambart


Norman McLaren


Animation, Sci-Fi/Fantasy


Arts and Culture

Original Languages

English, French, Other Language

Canadian Distributor

National Film Board (NFB)