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Title Avant-garde : experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s
Edition Deluxe two-disc edition
Published New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, [2005]
©2005

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Description 2 videodiscs (387 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
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
Summary Twenty-four short films selected from the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's
Notes Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States between 1921 and 1939
"Films from the Raymond Rohauer collection"--Cover
The film, Brumes d'automne is not listed on the container
Special features include film notes by film critic/historian Elliot Stein, optional English subtitles (on selected films), dual-layer RSDL edition for optimal image quality
Credits Music, Sue Harshe ... [et al.]
Performer Film notes by film critic/historian Elliott Stein
Notes MPAA rating: Not rated
Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States between 1921 and 1939
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation
For private home use only
Films are primarily silent with music and English, French, German, and Dutch credits and intertitles with optional English subtitles
Subject Surrealism in motion pictures.
Surrealism.
Motion pictures -- France.
Motion pictures -- Netherlands.
Motion pictures -- Germany.
Motion pictures -- United States.
Genre/Form Short films.
Experimental films.
Silent films.
Video recordings.
Author Man Ray, 1890-1976.
Vorkapich, Slavko.
Florey, Robert, 1900-1979.
Kirsanov, Dmitri, 1899-1957.
Weinberg, Herman G.
Watson, James S. (James Sibley), 1894-1982.
Webber, Melville.
Richter, Hans, 1888-1976.
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968.
Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955.
Eggeling, Viking, 1880-1925.
Painlevé, Jean.
Aleksandrov, Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich, 1903-1984.
Vance, William.
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985.
Epstein, Jean, 1897-1953.
Eisenstein, Sergei, 1898-1948.
Metzner, Ernö, 1892-1954.
Strand, Paul, 1890-1976.
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965.
Dulac, Germaine, 1882-1942.
Ivens, Joris, 1898-1989.
Steiner, Ralph, 1899-1986.
Rohauer (Raymond) Collection (Library of Congress)
Other Titles Avant garde
Experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s
OTHER TI Coquille et le clergyman (Motion picture) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2002025259
Other Titles 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
Regen
H²O
Even -- as you and I