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Author: Alan SchneiderSamuel BeckettBuster KeatonNell HarrisonJames KarenAll authors
Publisher: [Harrington Park, N.J.] : Milestone film & video, [2015?]
Series: Milestone cinematheque.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A man goes to considerable lengths to avoid being seen. Beckett's first venture into the film medium is a one-character production without dialogue, based on Berkeley's theory Esse est percipi, or "to be is to be perceived."
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Drama
Experimental films
Short films
Silent films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Schneider; Samuel Beckett; Buster Keaton; Nell Harrison; James Karen; Susan Reed; Burr Smidt; Sidney Meyers; Boris Kaufman; Barney Rosset; Zero Mostel; Burgess Meredith; Alvin Epstein; Kurt Kasznar; Evergreen Theater,; Milestone Film & Video,
ISBN: 9781933920849 193392084X
OCLC Number: 849345451
Notes: "Restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive."
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965.
Bonus features: Waiting for Godot, 1961, 104 minutes. Written by Samuel Beckett. Directed by Alan Schneider for "Play of the week". Starring Zero Mostel and Burgess Meredith. Restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive; "The dog and cat takes" from film by Samuel Beckett, 8 1/2 minutes.
Credits: Art director, Burr Smidt ; edited by Sidney Meyers ; director of photography, Boris Kaufman ; producer, Barney Rosset.
Cast: Buster Keaton, Nell Harrison, James Karen, Susan Reed.
Event notes: Filmed in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1964.
Description: 1 videodisc (22 min.) : DVD video, silent, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; all regions; 16:9 preseantation; Dolby digital 2.0.
Series Title: Milestone cinematheque.
Other Titles: Film (Motion picture : 1965)
Samuel Beckett's film
Film by Samuel Beckett
Play of the week (Television program).
Responsibility: by Samuel Beckett ; directed by Alan Schneider ; produced by Evergreen Theatre, Inc.

Abstract:

A man goes to considerable lengths to avoid being seen. Beckett's first venture into the film medium is a one-character production without dialogue, based on Berkeley's theory Esse est percipi, or "to be is to be perceived."

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