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Appalachian Spring
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directed by Peter Glushanok, 1911-1996; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; performed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991, Miriam Cole, 1926-2012 and Stuart Hodes, 1924- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1958), 32 mins
A filmed version of Aaron Copland's most famous ballet, with its original star, who also choreographed.
directed by Peter Glushanok, 1911-1996; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; performed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991, Miriam Cole, 1926-2012 and Stuart Hodes, 1924- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1958), 32 mins
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Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 49 mins
Les Blank creates a vivid portrait of bluesman Lightin' Hopkins through a vital collection of musical performances and oral histories.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 49 mins
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Night Journey
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directed by Alexander Hammid, 1907-2004; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; produced by Nathan Kroll, 1911-2000; performed by Mary Hinkson, 1925-2014, Ethel Winter, Helen McGehee, fl. 1957, Paul Taylor, 1930-2018, Bertram Ross, 1920-2003 and Martha Graham, 1894-1991 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1958), 30 mins
One of the great artistic forces of the twentieth century, performer, choreographer, and teacher Martha Graham influenced dance worldwide. Criterion presents a sampling of her stunning craft, all collaborations with television arts-programming pioneer Nathan Kroll. "Night Journey" is a powerfully physical renderin...
directed by Alexander Hammid, 1907-2004; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; produced by Nathan Kroll, 1911-2000; performed by Mary Hinkson, 1925-2014, Ethel Winter, Helen McGehee, fl. 1957, Paul Taylor, 1930-2018, Bertram Ross, 1920-2003 and Martha Graham, 1894-1991 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1958), 30 mins
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Salesman
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directed by Albert Maysles, 1926-2015, David Maysles, 1931-1987 and Charlotte Zwerin, 1931-2004; produced by Albert Maysles, 1926-2015 and David Maysles, 1931-1987 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1968), 1 hour 31 mins
A landmark American documentary, Salesman captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door salesman. While laboring to sell a gold-embossed version of the Good Book, Paul Brennan and his colleagues target the beleaguered masses — then face the demands of quotas and the frustrations of life on the ro...
directed by Albert Maysles, 1926-2015, David Maysles, 1931-1987 and Charlotte Zwerin, 1931-2004; produced by Albert Maysles, 1926-2015 and David Maysles, 1931-1987 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1968), 1 hour 31 mins
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Spend It All
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Skip Gerson, fl. 1966-1972; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Skip Gerson, fl. 1966-1972, Flower Films; performed by Nathan Abshire, 1913-1981 and Marc Savoy, 1940- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1972), 43 mins,
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A portrayal of the lives and music of the French-speaking Cajuns of Louisiana.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Skip Gerson, fl. 1966-1972; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Skip Gerson, fl. 1966-1972, Flower Films; performed by Nathan Abshire, 1913-1981 and Marc Savoy, 1940- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1972), 43 mins,
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Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Tom Luddy, fl. 1980-2008 and Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1980), 21 mins
This 20-minute film by Blank features Herzog fulfilling a bet.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Tom Luddy, fl. 1980-2008 and Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1980), 21 mins
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A Dancer's World
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directed by Peter Glushanok, 1911-1996; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; produced by Nathan Kroll, 1911-2000, WQED (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1957), 31 mins
One of the great artistic forces of the twentieth century, performer, choreographer, and teacher Martha Graham influenced dance worldwide. Criterion presents a sampling of her stunning craft, all collaborations with television arts-programming pioneer Nathan Kroll. A Dancer's World (1957), narrated by Graham her...
directed by Peter Glushanok, 1911-1996; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; produced by Nathan Kroll, 1911-2000, WQED (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1957), 31 mins
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Louie Bluie
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directed by Terry Zwigoff, 1949-; produced by Terry Zwigoff, 1949- and Frank Simeone, fl. 1979, Superior (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1985), 1 hour 1 mins
Crumb director Terry Zwigoff’s first film is a true treat: a documentary about the obscure country-blues musician and idiosyncratic visual artist Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong, member of the last known black string band in America. As beguiling a raconteur as he is a performer, Louie makes for a wildly ente...
directed by Terry Zwigoff, 1949-; produced by Terry Zwigoff, 1949- and Frank Simeone, fl. 1979, Superior (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1985), 1 hour 1 mins
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Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1995), 53 mins
This documentary from Les Blank follows the indomitable Gerald 'The Maestro' Gaxiola, who turned to a life of prolific art making after years as an aircraft mechanic, traveling salesman, and body builder.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1995), 53 mins
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Symbiopsychotaxiplasm
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directed by William Greaves, 1926-2014; produced by William Greaves, 1926-2014, Take One Productions (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1968), 1 hour 15 mins
In his one-of-a-kind fiction/documentary hybrid Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take One, director William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York's Central Park, leaving them to try to figure out what kind of movie they're making. A couple enacts a break-up scenario over and over, a documentary crew film...
directed by William Greaves, 1926-2014; produced by William Greaves, 1926-2014, Take One Productions (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1968), 1 hour 15 mins
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