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UNSEEN CINEMA 2: The Devil's Playground: American Surrealism, Jack and the Beanstalk (1902)
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directed by George S. Fleming, fl. 1901-1903 and Edwin S. Porter, 1870-1941; produced by Edison Studios and Edison Manufacturing Company; performed by Thomas White, fl. 1902, in UNSEEN CINEMA 2: The Devil's Playground: American Surrealism (United States: Filmmakers Showcase, 1902), 9 mins,
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THE DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. Edwin S. Porter’s narrative films demonstrate a mastery of experimental image-making techniques. He embellishes their fantasies through a strategic use of dissolves, multiple expos...
directed by George S. Fleming, fl. 1901-1903 and Edwin S. Porter, 1870-1941; produced by Edison Studios and Edison Manufacturing Company; performed by Thomas White, fl. 1902, in UNSEEN CINEMA 2: The Devil's Playground: American Surrealism (United States: Filmmakers Showcase, 1902), 9 mins,
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UNSEEN CINEMA 2: The Devil's Playground: American Surrealism, Tomato Is Another Day (1930)
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directed by James Sibley Watson, 1894-1982, in UNSEEN CINEMA 2: The Devil's Playground: American Surrealism (United States: Filmmakers Showcase, 1930), 8 mins,
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THE DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. A film designed to show the absurdity of talkies that recorded action in pictures with unnecessary explanations of the action recorded in sound. Film was shown for one night in a Bos...
directed by James Sibley Watson, 1894-1982, in UNSEEN CINEMA 2: The Devil's Playground: American Surrealism (United States: Filmmakers Showcase, 1930), 8 mins,
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UNSEEN CINEMA 2: The Devil's Playground: American Surrealism, The Hearts of Age
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directed by Orson Welles, 1915-1985 and William Vance; produced by William Vance; performed by Orson Welles, 1915-1985, Virginia Nicolson, 1916-1996 and William Vance, in UNSEEN CINEMA 2: The Devil's Playground: American Surrealism (Filmmakers Showcase, 1934), 9 mins,
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THE DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. It’s nothing at all. Absolutely nothing. It was a joke. I wanted to make a parody of Jean Cocteau’s first film [“The Blood of a Poet,” 1930]. That’s all. We shot it in two...
directed by Orson Welles, 1915-1985 and William Vance; produced by William Vance; performed by Orson Welles, 1915-1985, Virginia Nicolson, 1916-1996 and William Vance, in UNSEEN CINEMA 2: The Devil's Playground: American Surrealism (Filmmakers Showcase, 1934), 9 mins,
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UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction, Ballet Mechanique
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directed by Fernand Léger, 1881-1955 and Dudley Murphy, 1897-1968; produced by Synchro-Ciné, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (United States: Filmmakers Showcase, 1924), 17 mins,
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LIGHT RHYTHMS is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. music originally composed for it, the film’s aggressive Dada spirit also becomes clear. The original score, full of player pianos and mechanical sounds, was so radical it could not be perform...
directed by Fernand Léger, 1881-1955 and Dudley Murphy, 1897-1968; produced by Synchro-Ciné, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (United States: Filmmakers Showcase, 1924), 17 mins,
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UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction, Surf and Seaweed
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directed by Ralph Steiner, 1899-1986, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (Filmmakers Showcase, 1931), 15 mins,
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LIGHT RHYTHMS is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. Steiner is interested in film’s capacity to invigorate everyday sight, to alert viewers to the simple, magical visual pleasures available in nearly any circumstance. The film is divided into...
directed by Ralph Steiner, 1899-1986, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (Filmmakers Showcase, 1931), 15 mins,
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UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction, Synchromy No. 2, O’ Evening Star
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directed by Mary Ellen Bute, 1906-1983 and Ted Nemeth, 1911-1986, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (Filmmakers Showcase, 1936), 12 mins,
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LIGHT RHYTHMS is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. While German absolute filmmakers often drew on J. S. Bach for their understanding of form, Bute derived hers from mathematician Joseph Schillinger, as the Synchromy series show. The visuals are...
directed by Mary Ellen Bute, 1906-1983 and Ted Nemeth, 1911-1986, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (Filmmakers Showcase, 1936), 12 mins,
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UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction, Simple Destiny Abstractions (1938)
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directed by Douglass Crockwell, fl. 1938, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (Filmmakers Showcase, 1938), 5 mins,
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LIGHT RHYTHMS is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. Douglass Crockwell, who earned his living as a noted realist illustrator, was a cinema abstractionist and inventor of animation processes. This footage, a number of silent fragments, includes u...
directed by Douglass Crockwell, fl. 1938, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (Filmmakers Showcase, 1938), 5 mins,
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UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction, Compostion #2 Contrathemis
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directed by Dwinell Grant, fl. 1940, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (Filmmakers Showcase, 1941), 9 mins
Grant continues to explore the interplay of forms against backgrounds of varying colored light. While he uses stop-animated paper figures similar to those in “Composition #1”, the flat drawings and greater use of curves make this a more organic and fluid abstract composition. —R. BRUCE ELDER 16mm 1.37:1...
directed by Dwinell Grant, fl. 1940, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (Filmmakers Showcase, 1941), 9 mins
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UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction, The Long Bodies (1947)
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directed by Douglass Crockwell, fl. 1938, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (Filmmakers Showcase, 1947), 6 mins,
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LIGHT RHYTHMS is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. Douglass Crockwell, an artist, filmmaker and inventor, needs introduction in all three fields. His commercial illustrations compare well to those of his near namesake, Norman Rockwell. His fi...
directed by Douglass Crockwell, fl. 1938, in UNSEEN CINEMA 3: Light Rhythms: Music and Abstraction (Filmmakers Showcase, 1947), 6 mins,
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UNSEEN CINEMA 4: Inverted Narratives: New Directions in Storytelling, Lullaby (1925)
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directed by Boris Deutsch, 1895-1978; performed by Riva Deutsch, fl. 1925 and Michael Visaroff, 1889-1951, in UNSEEN CINEMA 4: Inverted Narratives: New Directions in Storytelling (Filmmakers Showcase, 1925), 10 mins,
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INVERTED NARRATIVES is part of the retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. A Lithuanian-born artist, Boris Deutsch worked as an industry set designer for three years before making “Lullaby”, his single foray into filmmaking. Like his painting, it treats a Jewish...
directed by Boris Deutsch, 1895-1978; performed by Riva Deutsch, fl. 1925 and Michael Visaroff, 1889-1951, in UNSEEN CINEMA 4: Inverted Narratives: New Directions in Storytelling (Filmmakers Showcase, 1925), 10 mins,
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