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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Edward Gorey's Dracula-- the animation

Here's a wonderful little gem-- Meijinproduction's stop-motion animation of DRACULA using Edward Gorey's wonderful drawings in a die-cut playset that you (as did the animator) could order through Amazon.

What I really love is the painstaking way that the animator has reproduced the look and feel of silent film and writing-- the overwrought language, the flicker of light. Just beautiful. See the entire short subject here: