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Filming has begun on Crystal Stair!  Stop motion photography was used to capture a few of the shadow puppets that appear in the short film based on Langston Hughes’s peom “Mother to Son.” There are many more puppets to be created and filmed to complete the project.

Stop motion photography of shadow puppets.


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Nancy working on the set.

Pre-production work has begun on the Poetry In Pictures Series short film Crystal Stair with shadow puppets being created and set design and construction underway.  Next step: make the marionettes!

Crystal Stair is based on Langston Hughes’s 1922 poem “Mother to Son.”

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