Mary Ellen Bute

August 4th, 2008

Mary Ellen Bute was a American pioneer film animator. Here are 3 of her 14 short abstract music films, made between 1934 and 1953.

Rhythm in Light (1934)

Dada (1936)

Tarantella (1940)

2 Responses to “Mary Ellen Bute”

  1. James Lewin Says:

    Thanks for sharing these.

    These are amazing – I wonder if these are the earliest analogies to what we think of as music videos….

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