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Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970, Hurry! Hurry!
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directed by Marie Menken, 1909-1970, in Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 5 mins,
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In this strange little film, Marie Menken photographs billowy flames superimposed over microscopic medical footage of writhing spermatozoa. Her humorous juxtaposition depicts a fiery death-dance of wily males seeking each other in wanton abandon. Ultimately the film is a poignant reminder of the brevity of life.

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directed by Marie Menken, 1909-1970, in Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 5 mins,
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Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970, N.Y., N.Y.
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directed by Francis Thompson, 1908-2003, in Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 16 mins,
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Prismatic and distorted, Francis Thompson shot the vibrant and fractured images with a Kodak Ciné-Special camera specially rigged with "secret" mirrors, kaleidoscopes and even reflective car hubcaps. His objective was to create a "complete and carefully integrated film using precisely controlled camera distortion...

directed by Francis Thompson, 1908-2003, in Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 16 mins,
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Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970, Evolution
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directed by James Davis, 1901-1974, in Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 9 mins,
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"I try to leave the imagination of the spectator as free as possible by using purely invented, abstract forms rather than representational forms. In watching these films it is not necessary to search for hidden meanings or to try to associate these invented forms with familiar objects. The spectator may simply rel...

directed by James Davis, 1901-1974, in Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 9 mins,
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Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970, Gyromorphosis
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directed by Hy Hirsh, 1911-1961, in Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 7 mins,
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"Gyromorphosis strives to bring into actuality the inherent kinetic qualities seen in the construction-sculpture of Constant Nieuwenhuys of Amsterdam. To realize [sic] this aim I have put into motion, one by one, pieces of this sculpture and, with colored lighting, filmed them in various detail, overlaying the ima...

directed by Hy Hirsh, 1911-1961, in Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Films 1920-1970 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 7 mins,
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The Adventures of Sam Space
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directed by Paul Sprunck, 1892-1963; produced by Robert Angus, 1917-1996 and James Bank, fl. 1952, Volcano Productions (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 9 mins,
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In trade-journal announcements (July 3, 1953), Robert Angus and James Banks, of Volcano Productions, envisioned The Adventures of Sam Space as the first in a series of theatrical 3-D puppet cartoons, utilizing the animation seen in George Pal's Puppetoons. In fact, writer-director Paul G Sprunck had worked on the...
directed by Paul Sprunck, 1892-1963; produced by Robert Angus, 1917-1996 and James Bank, fl. 1952, Volcano Productions (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 9 mins,
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Around is Around
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directed by Evelyn Lambart, 1914-1999 and Norman McLaren, 1914-1987; produced by Evelyn Lambart, 1914-1999 and Norman McLaren, 1914-1987, National Film Board of Canada and British Film Institute (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 7 mins,
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The second of the two 3-D films--the first is Now Is the Time--commissioned by the British Film Institute to Norman McLaren for the Festival of Britain. It photographs moving oscilloscope patterns given stereoscopic form through the control of different left-eye and right-eye image positions. Music by Louis Appleb...
directed by Evelyn Lambart, 1914-1999 and Norman McLaren, 1914-1987; produced by Evelyn Lambart, 1914-1999 and Norman McLaren, 1914-1987, National Film Board of Canada and British Film Institute (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 7 mins,
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Boo Moon
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directed by Izzy Sparber, 1958- and Seymour Kneitel, 1908-1964; produced by Seymour Kneitel, 1908-1964 and Izzy Sparber, 1958-, Famous Studios; performed by Cecil Roy, 1900-1995 and Jackson Beck, 1912-2004 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 8 mins,
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As you'll see from this fantastic restoration of Boo Moon, the grandiose lunar settings and epic special effects show that the money did indeed reach the screen. Famous specialized in a children audience, and there's no doubt the cartoon, released at the height of Casper's popularity, passes their approval. But th...
directed by Izzy Sparber, 1958- and Seymour Kneitel, 1908-1964; produced by Seymour Kneitel, 1908-1964 and Izzy Sparber, 1958-, Famous Studios; performed by Cecil Roy, 1900-1995 and Jackson Beck, 1912-2004 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 8 mins,
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Doom Town
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directed by Allen H. Miner, 1917-2004; produced by Lee Savin, 1917-1995 and Berman Swarttz, 1915-2016, 3-D Productions (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 15 mins
The first 3-D documentary, Doom Town was made by independent producer Lee Savin, who was intrigued by the atomic-bomb tests at Yucca Flats in Nevada. Filming began March 17, 1953. Photographed with the Dunning Three-Dimensional Process, it captured the devastating effects of an atomic blast.
directed by Allen H. Miner, 1917-2004; produced by Lee Savin, 1917-1995 and Berman Swarttz, 1915-2016, 3-D Productions (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 15 mins
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Hannah Lee Trailer
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directed by Lee Garmes, 1898-1978 and John Benjamin Ireland, 1914-1992; produced by Jack Broder, 1904-1979 and Lee Garmes, 1898-1978, Jack Broder Productions (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 2 mins,
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This is a trailer for the 1953 American western 3d film directed by Lee Garmes and John Ireland, starring Macdonald Carey, Joanne Dru, and John Ireland.
directed by Lee Garmes, 1898-1978 and John Benjamin Ireland, 1914-1992; produced by Jack Broder, 1904-1979 and Lee Garmes, 1898-1978, Jack Broder Productions (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 2 mins,
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I'll Sell My Shirt
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produced by Dan Sonney, 1915-2002, Sonney Amusement Enterprises; performed by Beetlepuss Lewis, 1901-1955 and Charlie Crafts, 1895-1974 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 10 mins
Low comedy meets high technology in I'll Sell My Shirt, a burlesque film unseen anywhere in 3-D for over 60 years. Corky Marshall, known as "The Clown Princess of Comedy" and "Da Brooklyn Lovebird," receives top billing but the real mirthmakers are George "Beetlepuss" Lewis and Charlie Crafts, cited as "One of Bur...
produced by Dan Sonney, 1915-2002, Sonney Amusement Enterprises; performed by Beetlepuss Lewis, 1901-1955 and Charlie Crafts, 1895-1974 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 10 mins
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