Marc Laidlaw says:
Last week's stop motion thread reminded me of something I haven't seen on YouTube or anywhere else yet. Gulf-Western gas stations did a series of stop motion commercials in the early 70s, of people driving around without cars--they were just sitting on the ground, and animated to appear to be driving around towns. My best friend and I attempted to make our own versions of these with a handheld camera and no tripod.
I've been googling Gulf/ads/stop-motion/animation but not having much luck.
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Previously on Boing Boing:
• Excellent amateur stop motion video Link
• 1952 stop-motion short film for the National Film Board of Canada Link
• Early 70s Levi stop-motion commercial Link
• French university students have some fun with inexpensive stop motion. Link
• Stop-motion captures of body language on public transit Link
• Vintage Eastern European stop-motion animation clips Link
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