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Monday Classic - Dreams of Toyland (1908)

Uploaded by YouTuber BFI

Just a quick note: there is no music/sound.

Uploaded on Jul 20, 2009

Arthur Melbourne Cooper's animation showing a boy's dream of his toys coming to life uses a live action framing device for the dream sequence which uses stop motion techniques to animate a child's toys.

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