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The Brig

Author: Jonas Mekas; Adolfas Mekas; Kenneth H Brown; Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Mystic Fire Video, [1985?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mekas filmed this play about a Marine Corps prison on the stage of the Living Theatre after it had been closed down by the police for tax evasion. He and the cast slipped into the theater through a coal chute and made the film in five hours. The furious rhythms of the play convey the inhumanity of military discipline with the raw force of a battle document.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Drama
Named Person: Kenneth H Brown
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonas Mekas; Adolfas Mekas; Kenneth H Brown; Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
OCLC Number: 12894649
Notes: Based of the play by Kenneth H. Brown.
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Originally released in 1964 as a motion picture.
Credits: Director, Jonas Mekas; editor, Adfofas [sic] Mekas; producer, David C. Stone; original theatrical director, Judith Malina; original design, Julian Beck.
Cast: Living Theatre Company.
Description: 1 videocassette (65 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: a film by Jonas Mekas and Adolfas Mekas ; [a Living Theatre production].

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Mekas filmed this play about a Marine Corps prison on the stage of the Living Theatre after it had been closed down by the police for tax evasion. He and the cast slipped into the theater through a coal chute and made the film in five hours. The furious rhythms of the play convey the inhumanity of military discipline with the raw force of a battle document.

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