Two film clips using the same stock sound effect, Castle Thunder, are played in split or layered screen, coinciding at the point in the soundtrack where the sound effect has been used. Throughout, the viewer is in invited to spot the other apophenic parallels between the two narratives and displays, as Foley techniques clash with recordings from nature.
The Squid and the Whale follows two oceanic battles: a cartoon featuring a singing whale combined with a classic Cinerama Jules Verne adaptation.
The Whale who wanted to sing at the Met - Make mine music. 1946, Disney.
20,000 Leagues under the sea. 1954, Disney.
Little Dragon uses two Disney films, one a wartime cartoon warning against propagandist activity, the other a promotional ‘behind the scenes’ mix of live-action and animation.
Chicken Little. 1943, Disney.
The Reluctant Dragon. 1941, Disney.