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The amateur as auteur : discovering paradise in pictures

Author: Bruce Charles PosnerDavid ShepardTheodore W CaseElizabeth Woodman WrightArchie StewartAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Anthology Film Archives ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, ©2005.
Series: Unseen cinema, 6.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American experimental film has existed since the technological inception of cinema, through its adolescent rambles of 1900-1919, rising phoenix-like during the high silent era, and finally matured and spread throughout the '30's and onward. The background against which the experimentalists toiled provides a fascinating review of Americana coupled with numerous cross-currents, successes and failures, and an unfailing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Experimental films
History
Short films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Charles Posner; David Shepard; Theodore W Case; Elizabeth Woodman Wright; Archie Stewart; Joseph Cornell; Larry Jordan; Rudy Burckhardt; Lewis Jacobs; Frank Stauffacher; John C Hecker; Film Associates.; Anthology Film Archives.; Eastman Kodak Company.; British Film Institute.; Cineric, Inc.; Deutsches Filmmuseum Frankfurt am Main.; Film Preservation Associates.; George Eastman House.; Library of Congress.; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.); Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 226264613
Notes: Special features: [PDF files require a DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat]; Filmmaker biographies and photo gallery; Acknowledgments; Sponsors; Film note authors; Musicians; Credits; Essay "Where the Buffalo Roamed ... Relative Histories of an Early American Avant-Garde Film" by film historian Bruce Posner, in accompanying booklet (v.1).
Credits: Music, Robert Israel, Neal Kurz, Erik Satie, Rodney Sauer.
Performer(s): Chaim Gross.
Description: 1 videodisc (175 min.) : sound & si., black and white, color tinted, and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 0 (All), NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo; original presentation aspect ratio, 1.33:1.
Contents: Case sound tests / Theodore Case (c. 1924-25) (8 min.) --
Windy Ledge farm / Elizabeth Woodman Wright (c. 1929-34) (18 min.) --
Day in Santa Fe / Lynn Riggs and James Hughes (1931) (29 min.) --
Stewart family home movies / Archie Stewart (1935-39) (33 min.) --
Children's party / Joseph Cornell, completed by Lawrence Jordan ; (c. 1938-68) (10 min.) --
Cotillion / Joseph Cornell, completed by Lawrence Jordan ; (c. 1938-68) (9 min.) --
Midnight party / Joseph Cornell, completed by Lawrence Jordan ; (c. 1938-68) (4 min.) --
Haiti / Rudy Burckhardt (1938) (16 min.) --
Tree trunk to head / Lewis Jacobs ; Film Associates (1937-38) (35 min.) --
Bicycle polo at San Mateo / Frank Stauffacher (1940-42) (3 min.) --
1126 Dewey Ave., Apt 207 / attributed to John C. Hecker (1939) (3 min.).
Series Title: Unseen cinema, 6.
Other Titles: Discovering paradise in pictures
Responsibility: Anthology Film Archives ; Kodak ; in association with British Film Institute-Cineric, Inc.-Deutsches Filmmuseum-Film Preservation Associates-George Eastman House-The Library of Congress-The Museum of Modern Art present ; curator, Bruce Posner ; DVD producer, David Shepard.

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American experimental film has existed since the technological inception of cinema, through its adolescent rambles of 1900-1919, rising phoenix-like during the high silent era, and finally matured and spread throughout the '30's and onward. The background against which the experimentalists toiled provides a fascinating review of Americana coupled with numerous cross-currents, successes and failures, and an unfailing desire to create on film an image that can be viewed as an independent and provocative art. These home-made films incorporate avant-garde strategies and techniques to achieve a true sense of cinematic intimacy.

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