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Where do superstitions come from? - Stuart Vyse


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Are you afraid of black cats? Would you open an umbrella indoors? How do you feel about the number 13? Whether or not you believe in them, you’re probably familiar with a few of these superstitions. But where did they come from? Stuart Vyse shares the weird and specific origins of some of our favorite superstitions.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Stuart Vyse
  • Director Biljana Labović
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Storyboard Artist Jérémie Balais, Jeff Le Bars
  • Animator Jeff Le Bars, Jérémie Balais
  • Sound Designer Clément Soulisse
  • Sound Mastering Rémi Lambrinidis
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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