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Theremin : an electronic odyssey

Author: Steven M MartinLéon ThéréminClara RockmoreTodd RundgrenBrian WilsonAll authors
Publisher: [Santa Monica, CA] : MGM/UA Home Entertainment, ©2000.
Series: Orion classics.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An entertaining film about Leon Theremin, a Russian émigré, who pioneered the field of electronic music four decades before the rise of electronic rock music, and then mysteriously vanished, not to be seen again for over 50 years. Includes rare film clips from classic Hollywood films and soundtracks.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Biography
Films for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Léon Thérémin; Léon Thérémin
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steven M Martin; Léon Thérémin; Clara Rockmore; Todd Rundgren; Brian Wilson; Kaga Bay (Firm); Channel Four (Great Britain); MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792846028 9780792846024
OCLC Number: 44406461
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
"This film has been modified from its original version. It has been formatted to fit your TV."
Credits: Principal director of photography, Frank DeMarco ; directors of photography, Ed Lachman, Cris Lombardi, Robert Stone ; music, Hal Willner ; editor, David Greenwald.
Performer(s): No credits available.
Awards: "Sundance winner, Filmmakers Trophy, Best Documentary, 1994."
Description: 1 videocassette (86 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS ; hi-fi, stereo.
Series Title: Orion classics.
Other Titles: Electronic odyssey
Responsibility: a Kaga Bay production in association with Channel 4 ; written, produced, directed by Steven M. Martin.
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An entertaining film about Leon Theremin, a Russian émigré, who pioneered the field of electronic music four decades before the rise of electronic rock music, and then mysteriously vanished, not to be seen again for over 50 years. Includes rare film clips from classic Hollywood films and soundtracks.

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