16mm, color, sound (English); two versions: 28 min. Directed by Carlos Vilardebo in collaboration with André Bac, Marcel Beau, Jacques Decerf and Anne-Marie Cotret; narrated by Alexander Calder; music provided by Louisa Calder from various recordings. Produced, directed and written by Jean-Marie Drot; narrated by Jean-Marie Drot and Ed Wegman (NET). (Calder 1966, 48) 17 June: Calder graduates from Stevens with a degree in mechanical engineering.
Radiodiffusion Télévision Française-National Éducational Télévision, Paris. (Calder 1966, 46) Fall: Calder joins the Student Army Training Corps, Naval Section, at Stevens, where he is made guide of the battalion.
(Hayes 1977, 76) Before October: Calder returns to New York and stays with his parents at 119 East Tenth Street.
Alice Prin, the Best Known Artist's Model in Europe." 23 Gravures de Arp, Calder, Chirico, Erni, Ernst, Fernandez, Giacometti, Ghika, Gonzalez, Hélion, Kandinsky, Léger, Lipchitz, Magnelli, Miró, Nicholson, Ozenfant, Picasso, Seligmann, Taeuber-Arp, Torres-Garcia, Vulliamy, Zadkine (1944). The company adopts his suggestion and sends him a note of thanks along with a case of Corn Flakes.
(Sweeney 1943, 57; Hayes 1977, 41) Before 11 January: For his father's birthday, Calder makes , a game consisting of five painted animals—a tiger, a lion, and three bears—and a wooden board with nails divided into six pens.