The Nose

1963, Alexander Alexeieff and Claire Parker

Posted by John Martz, November 20, 2020

Based on the short story by Nikolai Gogol in which a man's nose comes to life and leaves his face, this film is the first example of animation made using the pinscreen, which was invented by the husband-and-wife team of Alexander Alexeieff and Claire Parker.

Links

Pinscreen, a documentary from the NFB about Alexander Alexeieff and Claire Parker's invention.