Norman McLaren and the UNESCO Memory of the World Registry
This is huge news, people.
According to the UNESCO website, the Memory of the World Registry was created to “guard against collective amnesia” and ensure the wide dissemination of valuable archive holdings and library collections from around the world.
McLaren is recognized as a pioneer in the field of animation, and to understand why simply watch Neighbours, a brilliant film (and commentary) from 1952:
I *love* the bit with the baby…