STK-ID 40251

Shot of the church of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Various shots of Salvador Dali wearing a bizarre hat, of Dali inside a transparent dome flinging paint against the glass while people gawk outside. Cut to model modelling a way out dress. Cut back to Dali creating. LAMCU of Dali, paint spattered, looking daliesque. Shot of Dali walking about with crowd following him. Shot of Dali in Paris, walking into a zoo, setting up near the rhino pit and painting the animal. Various shots of rhino in pit, of Dali painting, of finished product. Sequence on another wild painter signing himself Mathieu painting large mural with abandon. Incidental view of filthy studio, paint everywhere. Shot of artist signing painting. Shots of elephant near the Eiffel Tower, girl on its back, Salvador Dali approaching, taking large plaster "ear" from girl, posing with it, walking away. Shots of Dali meeting artist with flowers in his head, Dali giving press conference, exhibiting some of his work. MSs of some of Dali's paintings.


Excerpt from
Voir Pellan
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio