McLaren Retrospective to be Screened in Edinburgh

Following a sell-out show in Glasgow, a retrospective dedicated to a Scottish Oscar-winning animator is being repeated in Edinburgh.

A week tomorrow sees the Stills Gallery host a screening of various work by Norman McLaren, who was born in Stirling in 1914 and died in 1987. He won his Academy Award in 1953.

The event is being run by the Glasgow-based short film showcase, Magic Lantern.

It describes the films being screened, thus:

“Seven Till Five (1933, 12 mins)
McLaren’s first existing film, a ‘day in the life’ of Glasgow School of