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Towers open fire and other films

Author: William S Burroughs; Ian Sommerville; Brion Gysin; Antony Balch; Mystic Fire Video, Inc.
Publisher: Montauk, N.Y. : Mystic Fire Video, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin met Ian Sommerville and Antony Balch during their Beat Hotel days in Paris in 1958-59 when Burroughs' Naked lunch was published. These films convey the consciousness of that period in the visual language of four of the artists that defined it. Balch attempts to reinterpret Burrough's writing as cinema.
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Named Person: William S Burroughs; William S Burroughs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William S Burroughs; Ian Sommerville; Brion Gysin; Antony Balch; Mystic Fire Video, Inc.
OCLC Number: 22481796
Notes: Mystic Fire Video: M126.
Videocassette release of four short films originally produced 1962-72.
Performer(s): William S. Burroughs, Ian Sommerville, Brion Gysin, Antony Balch.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (35 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 1/2 in.
Contents: Towers open fire --
The cut-ups --
Bill & Tony --
William buys a parrot.
Other Titles: Towers open fire
Cut-ups
Bill & Tony
William buys a parrot
Responsibility: by Antony Balch.

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William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin met Ian Sommerville and Antony Balch during their Beat Hotel days in Paris in 1958-59 when Burroughs' Naked lunch was published. These films convey the consciousness of that period in the visual language of four of the artists that defined it. Balch attempts to reinterpret Burrough's writing as cinema.

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