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Grant Munro (1923–2017)

Grant Munro was born on April 25, 1923 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is known for his work on Canon (1964), The Animal Movie (1966) and Toys (1967). He died on December 9, 2017 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. See full bio »

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Known For

Canon Director
(1964)
The Animal Movie Director
(1966)
Toys Director
(1967)
Tour en l'air Director
(1974)

Filmography

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 2003 Cut-Up: The Films of Grant Munro (Video) (compilation)
 1983 McLaren on McLaren (Documentary short)
 1983 See You in the Funny Papers (Documentary short)
 1978 Animated Motion #5 (Short documentary)
 1977 Animated Motion #2 (Short)
 1977 Animated Motion #3 (Short)
 1977 Animated Motion #4 (Short)
 1976 Animated Motion #1 (Short)
 1975 Boo Hoo (Documentary short)
 1974 Tour en l'air
 1970 Ashes of Doom (Short)
 1970 Where There's Smoke (Short)
 1967 Toys (Short)
 1966 The Animal Movie (Short)
 1964 Canon (Short) (as McLaren & Munro)
 1963 Christmas Cracker (Short) (as Munro)
 1962 Pot-pourri (Short)
 1954 One Little Indian (Short)
 1953 Two Bagatelles (Short)
 1947 Stanley Takes a Trip (Short)
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Personal Details

Official Sites:

NFB homage (french)

Alternate Names:

McLaren & Munro | William G.P. Munro | Munro
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We were developing what we thought were new techniques. It was so exciting that you could hardly leave the filmmaking area, you just wanted to stay there...There was always a sharing and enthusiasm. It was a great, great time.

Trivia:

He graduated from the Ontario College of Art where his teacher Franklin Carmichael, one of the Group of Seven painters, helped him get a job at the National Film Board (Canada). He specialized in animation using paper cut-outs.

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