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Film ID  ACE045
Article 
Title  Lautrec
Series 
Part 
Date  1974
Director  Geoff Dunbar
Production Company  Dragon Productions
Synopsis  Animated versions of some of the illustrations for Jules Renard’s 1897 Histoires Naturelles by French painter and print-maker, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901).
Minutes  6 min
Choreographer 
Full synopsis  ACE045.2 (00:00:00 - 00:05:30)
Henri de Toulouse Lautrec’s monogram. Rotoscoped image of Can-Can dancers, followed by animated versions of Lautrec’s paintings of dancers and La Goulou. Animation of Lautrec’s sketch of himself drinking and drawing in the Moulin Rouge. Animation of Lautrec painting of Yvette Guilbert singing. Photographs of Guilbert, and of semi-nude women. Photographs of Lautrec. Animated scenes from Histoires Naturelles (1899): fox, mouse, toad, sparrowhawk, snail, duck. Animated circus scenes. Miscellaneous humorous sketches. FIN. Credits.

Full credits  Animation: Cancan Dancers, Jill Brooks, Yvette Guilbert, Ginger Gibbons, Histoires Naturelles, Len Lewis, Oscar Grillo; Additional Animation Oscar Grillo, Geoff Dunbar; Colour Drawings Janet Archer, Jill Brooks; Camera Gary Knowelden; Original Music Laurie Scott-Baker; D’elle à lui sung by Yvette Guilbert, by kind permission of Marinier - Editions Spera and Pathé Marconi – Paris; Editing and Sound Terry Brown; Design and Direction Geoff Dunbar. Produced at Dragon Productions in association with the Arts Council of Great Britain. Final animation based on Equestrienne (At the Circus Fernando, 1887–1888).
Watch segments  ACE045.2 (00:00:00 - 00:05:30)
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