A short film comedy horror!
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In this amateur comedy film a man buys a new lawnmower which has a mind of its own...
Questions & Activities
- How do you think the filmmaker made the mower fly?
- What kind of film does this remind you of?
- How does the filmmaker try to generate suspense?
Use stop-frame animation to make ordinary objects move.
Compare and contrast with the work of Scottish animator Norman McLaren, especially 'Neighbours'.
Experiment with different soundtracks that could be applied to this film using music and sound effects.
Identify different types of shots e.g. close ups, point of view, and so on.
|Resource Rights Holder||National Library of Scotland|
|Genre||Amateur, Comedy, Horror, Fiction|
|School Subject||Media Studies, Music, Expressive Arts, English|
|Who||Frank Marshall (director)|
|Attributes||Black and White, Silent|