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Avant garde. 3

Author: Abel Gance; Marcel Duchamp; Man Ray; Jean Renoir; Germaine Dulac
Publisher: Chico, Ca : Tamarelle's French Film House, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : English
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In the Gance film a mad scientist discovers a sneezing powder that changes the shape of anything it touches. The Duchamp is a Dada film based on rotating circles and spirals interlaced by puns in French. Man Ray uses light patterns from rotating objects to exhibit his early Dadaistic affiliations. Partially filmed at the villa, Emak-Bakia which in Basque means leave me alone. Ray's second film portrays one man's  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Abel Gance; Marcel Duchamp; Man Ray; Jean Renoir; Germaine Dulac
OCLC Number: 12662175
Notes: Silent films with music score.
Description: 1 videocassette (108 min.) : si., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: La Folie du Docteur Tube (1914) / Abel Gance --
Anémic Cinéma (1926) / Marcel Duchamp --
Emak Bakia (1927) / Man Ray --
L'Etoile de Mer (1928) / Man Ray --
Charleston (1927) / Jean Renoir --
La Souriante Madame Beudot (1922) / Germaine Dulac.
Other Titles: Folie du Docteur Tube.
Anémic cinéma.
Emak Bakia.
Etoile de mer.
Charleston.
Souriante Madame Beudet.

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In the Gance film a mad scientist discovers a sneezing powder that changes the shape of anything it touches. The Duchamp is a Dada film based on rotating circles and spirals interlaced by puns in French. Man Ray uses light patterns from rotating objects to exhibit his early Dadaistic affiliations. Partially filmed at the villa, Emak-Bakia which in Basque means leave me alone. Ray's second film portrays one man's difficulty in becoming committed to a woman. A starfish symbolizes his yearning for sincere beauty without hidden, destructive qualities.

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