The Miracle of Flight by Terry Gillam. This 1971 cut-out animation was produced, directed, written and animated by Terry Gilliam and repackaged as a stand alone film in 1974:
The film was made in 1971 for the American-British TV show The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine. Monty Python was on hiatus that year, so Gilliam went to work for the short-lived Comedy Machine, creating the opening credit sequence and various animated features using his trademark airbrush and paper cutout techniques.
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