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Avant garde [videorecording] : experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s
DVDs DVDs | Kino on Video | c2005 | Deluxe 2-disc ed. ; Full screen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 791.4375 A pt.1-2)
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Imprint
New York : Kino on Video, c2005.
Edition
Deluxe 2-disc ed. ; Full screen version.
Descript
2 videodiscs (387 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD.
Note
"Films from the Raymond Rohauer collection"--Container.
Silent films with musical accompaniment.
Originally released as silent motion pictures from 1921-1947 in France, the Netherlands, Germany and the United States.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Twenty-four short films selected from the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's.
Contents
Disc 1: Le retour à la raison (1923, France) / Man Ray -- Emak-Bakia (1926, France) / Man Ray -- L'Étoile de mer (1928, France) / May Ray -- Les mystères du château du Dé (1929, France) / Man Ray -- The life and death of 9413, a Hollywood extra (1928, United States) / Slavko Vorkapich and Robert Florey -- Ménilmontant (1926, France) / Dimitri Kirsanoff -- Brumes d'automne = Autumn fire (1931, United States) / Herman G. Weinberg -- Lot in Sodom (1933, United States) / James Sibley Watson and Melville Webber -- Rhythmus 21 (1921, Germany) / Hans Richter -- Vormittagsspuk = ghosts before breakfast (1928, Germany) / Hans Richter -- Anémic cinéma (1926, France) / Marcel Duchamp -- Ballet mécanique (1924, France) / Fernand Léger -- Symphonie diagonale (1924, France) / Viking Eggeling -- Le vampire (1939, France) / Jean Painlevé -- The hearts of age (1934, United States) / Orson Welles and William Vance. Disc 2: Überfall (1928, Germany) / Ernö Metzner -- La glace à trois faces (1927, France) / Jean Epstein -- Le tempestaire (1947, France) / Jean Epstein -- Romance sentimentale (1930, France) / Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori V. Alexandrov -- Autumn fire (1931, United States) / Herman G. Weinberg -- Manhatta (1921, United States) / Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler -- La coquille et le clergyman (1926, France) / Germaine Dulac -- Regen = Rain (1929, Netherlands) / Joris Ivens -- H2O (1929, United States) / Ralph Steiner -- Even -- as you and I (1937, United States) / Roger Barlow, Harry Hay, and LeRoy Robbins.
Note
Special features: film notes by film critic/historian Elliot Stein.
Local Note
MW, 8-05
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Experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s
Le retour à la raison.
Emak-Bakia.
L'Étoile de mer.
Les mystères du château du Dé.
The life and death of 9413, a Hollywood extra.
Ménilmontant.
Brumes d'automne.
Lot in Sodom.
Rhythmus 21.
Vormittagsspuk.
Anémic cinéma.
Ballet mechanique.
Symphonie diagonale.
Le vampire.
The hearts of age.
Überfall.
La glace à trois faces.
Le tempestaire.
Romance sentimentale.
Manhatta.
Coquille et le clergyman.
Regen.
H2O.
Even -- as you and I.
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