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Tinsel Tree

  • Runtime: 3 min.
  • Genres: Avant-garde / Experimental
  • Director:Kenneth Anger


Made when Kenneth Anger was only 14 years old, Tinsel Tree was a short that demonstrated his early disdain for the Christmas season. Anger shows the Christmas tree as it is decorated in a series of close-ups, then the post-Christmas tree is shown burning in a garbage can colored in a burst of hand-painted gold flame. Although circulated on 16 mm through 1967, more