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Short films of Les Blank.

Author: Les BlankAlan B GovenarSkip GersonGail BlankPieter Van DeusenAll authors
Publisher: El Cerrito, Calif. : Flower Films & Video, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 25 years of filmmaking since his first student film (included here), Les Blank has made such masterpieces of non-fiction cinema as British Academy Award winner, Burden of dreams and cult favorite, Garlic is as good as ten mothers. Here are six of his best short films"--Container.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Les Blank; Alan B Govenar; Skip Gerson; Gail Blank; Pieter Van Deusen; Dizzy Gillespie; Lightnin' Hopkins; Flower Films & Video (Firm); Dallas Museum of Art.; Flower Films (Firm); Spontaneous Combustion (Musical group); Dizzy Gillespie Quintet.
ISBN: 0933621345 9780933621343
OCLC Number: 16663313
Notes: Title from cassette label.
Credits: Camera, Les Blank ; editing, Maureen Gosling and John Davis (1st work), Les Blank (2nd and 5th works) ; music, Spontaneous Combustion (4th work), Dizzy Gillespie and his Quintet (5th work).
Cast: Lightnin' Hopkins and Wendell Anderson (3rd work).
Description: 1 videocassette (83 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Cigarette blues (6 min.) / directed by Alan Govenar and Les Blank ; produced by Dallas Museum of Art --
Chicken real : the story of Holly Farms Poultry Industries (23 min.) / a film by Les Blank --
The sun's gonna shine (10 min.) / a film by Les Blank with Skip Gerson --
God respects us when we work, but he loves us when we dance : Los Angeles' first love-in, Easter Sunday, 1967 (20 min.) / film by Flower Films, Les Blank, Skip Gerson --
Dizzy Gillespie (20 min.) / produced by Michael Vidor ; a film by Les Blank --
Running around like a chicken with its head cut off (4 min.) / a film by and with Les Blank, Gail Blank, Pieter van Deusen.
Other Titles: Cigarette blues.
Chicken real.
Sun's gonna shine.
God respects us when we work, but he loves us when we dance.
Dizzy Gillespie.
Running around like a chicken with its head cut off.
Six short films of Les Blank, 1960-1985

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"In 25 years of filmmaking since his first student film (included here), Les Blank has made such masterpieces of non-fiction cinema as British Academy Award winner, Burden of dreams and cult favorite, Garlic is as good as ten mothers. Here are six of his best short films"--Container.

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