The Lion and the Mouse (1976)

4 min.; Canada; dir. Evelyn Lambart

This artful cut-out animated short retells the fable of Aesop, in which a small mouse proves that “the weak and small may be of help to those much mightier than themselves,” according to the National Film Board of Canada. Lambart made another Aesop-inspired film in 1980, “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse.”

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