A (1966)

West Germany, France, 1964
9m, 950 feet/290 metres
colour

A West German/French animated short directed by Jan Lenica.

Plot Summary

A man is pursued by a huge letter A. He thinks he’s outwitted it only to fall prey to the letter B.

Credits

Crew
Director: Jan Lenica
© [not given on screen]
An Argos Films, Borresholm production
Script: Jan Lenica [uncredited]
Based on a theme by: Eugene Ionesco [uncredited]
Collaboration [Photography]: Renate Rühr
Laboratories: Studios Marignan Laboratoires C.T.M.
Music: Georges Delerue
Sound Engineer: RenÉ Renault
Sound Effects: Bernard Parmegiani
Sound Editor: Liliane Korb

References

Periodicals
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.33 no.384 (January 1966) p.8 – credits, review

Books
Animation in the Cinema by Ralph Stephenson p.109 – note
Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.1 – credits

Other Sources
British National Film Catalogue vol.4 (1966) p.122 – credits