Animation: The Vanished World of Gloves
A quaint 1982 short film by Czech stop-motion master Jiri Barta.An excavator digs up piles of gloves which look too clean to have been there long. He tosses them aside, until a tangled roll of film catches his eye. He takes the film home and watches a short history of film laid out before his eyes, all through gloves.You can view both parts.
Parodied by the short film:
- Keystone Cops, an old silent comedy group about bumbling policemen.
- Old-time melodrama.
- Federico Fellini's orgiastic dramas such as La Dolce Vita.
- Fascist leaders.
- Un Chien Andalou's famous scene.
- Post-apocalyptic sci-fi, specifically a shoutout to Close Encounters of the Third Kind.