Soundtrack for daily activities

Soundtrack for daily activities

Time Piece, a 1964 short, experimental film by Jim Henson:

Mundane daily activities are intercut with surreal fantasy and pop-culture references. The relentless passage of time is a recurring motif, both visually, through various clocks, and aurally, through a rhythmic percussion soundtrack which “ticks away” throughout.

Some may look familiar, as:

He personally animated scenes of moving patterns, anticipating those later utilized in various Sesame Street inserts.

I had no idea Henson had a surrealist, short film side.