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Treasures IV : American avant-garde film, 1947-1986

Author: National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.)
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : National Film Preservation Foundation, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains notes on 26 films by 27 directors, representing a variety of film types and styles, from abstract animation to documentary. Each film, and its preservation, is addressed in a brief essay.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.)
ISBN: 9780974709956 0974709956
OCLC Number: 317147314
Description: 70, [2] pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Martin Scorsese --
About the set --
Technical notes --
Harry Smith : Film no. 3 : interwoven --
Jonas Mekas : Notes on the circus --
Bruce Baillie : Here I am --
Chick Strand : Fake fruit factory --
Jane Conger Belson Shimane : Odds & ends --
Robert Breer : Eyewash --
Storm De Hirsch : Peyote queen --
Pat O'Neill : 7362 --
Wallace Berman : Aleph --
Saul Levine : Note to Pati --
Joseph Cornell : By night with torch and spear --
Stan Brakhage : The riddle of lumen --
Christopher Maclaine : The end --
Shirley Clarke : Bridges-go-round --
Marie Menken : Go! Go! Go! --
Ken Jacobs : Little stabs at happiness --
Ron Rice : Chumlum --
Andy Warhol : Mario banana (no. 1) --
George Kuchar : I, an actress --
Robert Nelson & William T. Wiley : The off-handed jape ... & how to pull it off --
Owen Land : New improved institutional quality : in the environment of liquids and nasals a parasitic vowel sometimes develops --
Lawrence Jordan : Hamfat Asar --
Standish Lawder : Necrology --
Larry Gottheim : Fog line --
Hollis Frampton : (nostalgia) --
Paul Sharits : Bad burns --
Index by film --
Index by archive --
About the archives --
About the composer --
About the designer --
About the National Film Preservation Foundation.
Other Titles: Treasures 4
Treasures four
Treasures IV : avant garde American film, 1947-1986
American film treasures 4
American film treasures four
American treasures IV : avant garde film, 1947-1986
American film treasures IV : avant garde, 1947-1986
Avant garde, 1947-1986
Film treasures IV
Responsibility: foreword by Martin Scorsese.
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Contains notes on 26 films by 27 directors, representing a variety of film types and styles, from abstract animation to documentary. Each film, and its preservation, is addressed in a brief essay.

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