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Avant-Garde 2: Experimental Cinema 1928-1954

various. USA, France. 1928-1954.

Title:
Avant-Garde 2: Experimental Cinema 1928-1954
Director:
various
Production Co:
various
Country:
USA, France
Year:
1928-1954
Publisher:
Kino on Video, 2007
Description:
2 videodiscs of 2.   DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.
Compilation.   341 minutes.   b/w.   sound.   fullscreen
Genre:
Experimental / Avant Garde
Notes:
Sound. Silent, in English, French and Swedish with English subtitles and intertitles. Music composed and performed by Sue Harshe, Larry Marotta and Jon C. Mirsalis. Includes: GEOGRAPHY OF THE BODY (Willard Maas, 1943, 7 minutes); THE MECHANICS OF LOVE (Willard Maas & Ben Moore, 1955, 5 minutes); VISUAL VARIATIONS ON NOGUCHI (Marie Menken, 1945, 4 minutes); THE POTTED PSALM (Sidney Peterson & James Broughton, 1946, 18 minutes); THE CAGE (Sydney Peterson, 1947, 28 minutes); HOUSE OF CARDS (Joseph Vogel, 1947, 16 minutes); CHRISTMAS, U.S.A. (Gregory J. Markopoulos, 1949, 13 minutes); ADVENTURES OF JIMMY (Broughton, 1950, 10 minutes); INTERIM (Stan Brakhage, 1952, 24 minutes); UNGLASSED WINDOWS CAST A TERRIBLE REFLECTION (Brakhage, 1953, 29 minutes); THE WAY TO SHADOW GARDEN (Brakhage, 1954, 11 minutes); THE EXTRAORDINARY CHILD (Brakhage, 1954, 13 minutes); REBUS-FILM NO. 1 (Paul Leni, 1928, 15 minutes); THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER (James Watson & Melville Webber, 1928, 12 minutes); PACIFIC 231 (Jean Mitry, 1949, 10 minutes); ARRIERE SAISON (Dimitri Kirsanoff, 1950, 15 minutes); TRAITÉ DE BAVE ET D’ETERNITÉ (Jean Isidore Isou, 1951, 111 minutes). Supplemental features: Film notes by critic/historian Elliott Stein; theatrical trailer of TRAITE DE BAVE ET D’ETERNITE.
Status:
In