Video/Film , DVD in English

Unseen cinema : 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.
  • New York : Anthology Film Archives ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Distributed by Image Entertainment, ©2005.
  • 7 videodiscs (1140 min.) : sound, colored, b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + Accompanied by: 1 guide ([15] p. ; 19 cm.)
  • DVD (NTSC region 0), full screen (1.33:1) presentations; Dolby Digital.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1995.9.E96U674 2005 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • Accompanying guiude has the call number: DVD 2191 guide
    Includes
    • disc 1-7
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1995.9.E96U674 2005 guide c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • Accompanies DVD set that has the call number: DVD 2191
    Includes
    • 1 v.
Also known as
  • Early American avant-garde film, 1894-1941
Subjects
Series
Summary
  • This seven-disc collection offers 155 avant-garde films from 1894 to 1941.
Contents
  • 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.).
Other information
  • Title from container.
  • Originally released as separate motion pictures, 1894-1941.
  • 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.
Publisher's number
  • ID0592DSDVD Image Entertainment
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 014381059229
  • OCLC: 62095746