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Britain in the twenties

Author: Len LyeAdrian BrunelIvor Goldsmid Samuel MontaguDesmond DickensonHans RichterAll authors
Publisher: London : BFI Film, 2000.
Series: History of the avant-garde.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... focuses on the burgeoning British avant-garde scene of the 1920s - an era of great formal experimentation influenced by the 'art' cinema of USSR and Germany. This compilation of rare, short films, some of which have not been seen for decades, features early work by Len Lye, Hans Richter and the entertaining Bluebottles - an H.G Wells scripted comedy starring husband and wife team Charles Laughton and Elsa  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Len Lye; Adrian Brunel; Ivor Goldsmid Samuel Montagu; Desmond Dickenson; Hans Richter; Brian Salt; Robert Fairthorne; British Film Institute.
OCLC Number: 52223103
Notes: Title from cassette label.
Description: 1 videocassette (82 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. + 1 booklet.
Details: VHS/PAL.
Contents: Tusalava Len Lye (1929) Crossing the Great Sagrada Adrian Brunel (1924) Bluebottles Ivor Montagu (1928) C.O.D-a mellow drama Desmond Dickensen (1929) Everyday Hans Richter (1929) Equation: X+X=0 Robert Fairthorne/Brian Salt (1936).
Series Title: History of the avant-garde.
Other Titles: Tusalava.
Crossing the great sagrada.
Bluebottles.
C.O.D.-a mellow drama.
Everyday.
Equation: X+X=0.
Britain in the 20's
British avant-garde in the twenties

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" ... focuses on the burgeoning British avant-garde scene of the 1920s - an era of great formal experimentation influenced by the 'art' cinema of USSR and Germany. This compilation of rare, short films, some of which have not been seen for decades, features early work by Len Lye, Hans Richter and the entertaining Bluebottles - an H.G Wells scripted comedy starring husband and wife team Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester (best known for The Bride of Frankenstein). The varied films on this compilation represent the many distinct avant-garde styles of the period."

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