An Animated Christmas Card from Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak’s animated intro for the 1977 film Simple Gifts was based on an earlier design for a Christmas card  by the artist:

(Image and info via the very cool Michael Sporn Animation blog, with a hat tip to Jescie for sending me the link).

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2 comments

  1. Pingback: An Animated Christmas Fable by Maurice Sendak (1977) | Open Culture
  2. Valerie · December 23, 2012

    Thank you George, I think Maurice Sendak was one of the greatests!

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