BALLET MÉCHANIQUE, (vt adds the article, LE; "The Mechanical Ballet"). Fernand Léger, creator, dir., prod. (in collaboration with Dudley Murphy). France: Léger, 1926. Man Ray and Dudley Murphy, cinematography. George Antheil, music.
Non-narrative avant-garde film by Léger, the great cubist celebrator of the Machine Age (cited by name under Graphics). Pieces of machinery are among the objects animated into a "ballet." See under Graphics, essay by J. Freeman; see under Music, entry for G. Antheil.