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A Short Vision (1956)

The leaders, the wise men, the leopard, the deer, the owl and the rat all look up in the sky in fear as a strange object flies through the sky.

Directors:

Joan Foldes (uncredited), Peter Foldes (uncredited)
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Credited cast:
James McKechnie ... Commentator (voice)
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A strange object flies through the sky at night, while most of the city is asleep. The leopard looks up just as it has a deer in its clutches. The leopard and the deer run away in fear. The owl looks up just as it has a rat in its clutches. The owl and the rat run away in fear. Most of the city is asleep. But the wise men are awake, and they see the object. The leaders are awake, and they see the object, too. In this animated parable of a nuclear holocaust, the object in the sky proves to be the last thing they see. Written by J. Spurlin

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Animation | Short

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The film was broadcast on CBS May 27, 1956, as a segment of The Ed Sullivan Show (1948). See more »

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[first lines]
Commentator: One night I looked out through the window and saw it approaching from the deep, blind sky.
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Strange Little Things
21 December 2019 | by mrdonleoneSee all my reviews

This movie about destruction is clearly made by a sick spirit. Though unsettling it might be, the colors in it are bright enough to touch your deepest insides; which leaves us with a question why this strange movie we can think it's about where we can think it's about spirituality we can think it's about so many things and then all of a sudden as Muslims we realized it's made by the Jews of Hollywood to want evil to put upon the world and then we can only conclude that this movie is bad propaganda like Leni Riefenstahl for the Nazis and how can we appreciate this this is the sad part about the movie industry nowadays in sha Allah Allahu Akbar.


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Official Sites:

British Film Institute

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1956 (UK) See more »

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Color:

Color (Kodachrome)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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