Unseen cinema [videorecording] : early American avant-garde film, 1894-1941 / curated by Bruce Posner : produced for DVD by David Shephard : administered by Robert A. Haller and Winfried Gunther
DVDs | Distributed by Image Entertainment | c2005
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 791.4361 U pt.1-7)
New York : Anthology Film Archives ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Distributed by Image Entertainment, c2005.
7 videodiscs (1140 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide ( p. ; 19 cm.)
Blackhawk Films collection
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Title from container.
Originally released as separate motion pictures, 1894-1941.
Contains 155 avant-garde films.
Disc 1. The mechanized eye: experiments in technique and form (161 min.) -- Disc 2. The devil's plaything: american surrealism (161 min.) -- Disc 3. Light rhythms: music and abstraction (168 min.) -- Disc 4. Inverted narratives: new directions in storytelling (155 min.) -- Disc 5. Picturing a metropolis: New York City unveiled (152 min.) -- Disc 6. The amateur as actor: discovering paradise in pictures (175 min.) -- Disc 7. Viva la dance: the beginnings of cine-dance (155 min.).
Special features: new recordings of original music by George Antheil, Marc Blitzstein and others; new film scores by Eric Beheim, Neal Kurz, Paul A. Lehrman, Guy Livingston, Rodney Sauer, Donald Sosin and others; film notes and filmmaker biographies by historians and scholars Kevin Brownlow, David Curtis, Robert A. Haller, Jan-Christopher Horak, David James, Scott MacDonald, Bruce Posner, David Shepard, Paul Spehr, Cecile Starr and 32 others; rare photos of the films and filmmakers; essay by curator Bruce Posner.
Early American avant-garde film, 1894-1941
Mechanized eye: experiments in technique and form.
Devil's plaything: American surrealism.
Light rhythms: music and abstraction.
Inverted narratives: new directions in storytelling.
Picturing a metropolis: New York city unveiled.
Amateur as actor: discovering paradise in pictures.
Viva la dance: the beginnings of cine-dance.
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