Video/Film , DVD in English

Avant garde [1] : Experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s

  • New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, ©2005.
  • Deluxe two-disc ed.
  • 2 videodiscs (387 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation.
Also known as
  • Experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s
Subjects
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 / Man Ray (1923, France, 2 min.)
  • Emak-Bakia / Man Ray (1926, France, 16 min.)
  • L' étoile de mer / May Ray (1928, France, 15 min.)
  • Les mystères du château du Dé / Man Ray (1929, France, 20 min.)
  • The life and death of 9413, a Hollywood extra / Slavko Vorkapich and Robert Florey (1928, United States, 13 min.)
  • Ménilmontant / Dimitri Kirsanoff (1926, France, 37 min.)
  • Brumes d'automne = Autumn fire / Herman G. Weinberg (1931, United States, 12 min.)
  • Lot in Sodom / James Sibley Watson and Melville Webber (1933, United States, 27 min.)
  • Rhythmus 21 / Hans Richter (1921, Germany, 3 min.)
  • Vormittagsspuk = Ghosts before breakfast / Hans Richter (1928, Germany, 9 min.)
  • Anémic cinéma / Marcel Duchamp (1926, France, 6 min.)
  • Ballet mécanique / Fernand Léger (1924, France, 11 min.)
  • Symphonie diagonale / Viking Eggeling (1924, France, 7 min.)
  • Le vampire / Jean Painlevé (1939, France, 8 min.)
  • The hearts of age / Orson Welles and William Vance (1934, United States, 8 min.). Disc 2. Überfall / Ernö Metzner (1928, Germany, 22 min.)
  • La glace à trois faces / Jean Epstein (1927, France, 33 min.)
  • Le tempestaire / Jean Epstein (1947, France, 22 min.)
  • Romance sentimentale / Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori V. Alexandrov (1930, France, 20 min.)
  • Autumn fire / Herman G. Weinberg (1931, United States, 15 min.)
  • Manhatta / Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler (1921, United States, 10 min.)
  • La coquille et le clergyman / Germaine Dulac (1926, France, 31 min.)
  • Regen = Rain / Joris Ivens (1929, Netherlands, 14 min.)
  • H2O / Ralph Steiner (1929, United States, 12 min.)
  • Even
  • as you and I / Roger Barlow, Harry Hay, and LeRoy Robbins (1937, United States, 12 min.).
Other information
  • Title from container.
  • With musical accompaniment.
  • 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"--Container.
  • Special features: film notes by film critic/historian Elliott Stein; optional English subtitles (on selected films); dual-layer RSDL edition for optimal image quality.
  • MPAA rating: Not rated.
  • Video Americain collection.
Publisher's number
  • K402 Kino on Video
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 785668911
  • OCLC: 785668911