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The Resource The devil's plaything : American surrealism, (videorecording)

The devil's plaything : American surrealism, (videorecording)

Label
The devil's plaything : American surrealism
Title
The devil's plaything
Title remainder
American surrealism
Title variation
  • Devil's plaything:
  • American surrealism
Title variation remainder
American surrealism
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Early filmmakers used bizarre sets, fantastic costumes, and magic lantern tricks to illuminate their fantasy films."--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
HVC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Posner, Bruce Charles
  • Shepard, David
  • Haller, Robert A
  • Günther, Winfried
  • Anthology Film Archives
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
161
Series statement
Unseen cinema : early American avant-garde film, 1894-1941
Series volume
Disc 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Surrealism in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures, American
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The devil's plaything : American surrealism, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Curated by Bruce Posner, produced for DVD by David Shepard, administered by Robert A. Haller and Winfried Günther
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • (1907 : creators unknown)
  • Impossible Convicts
  • (1905)
  • G.W. "Billy" Bitzer
  • When the Clouds Roll By
  • (1919)
  • Douglas Fairbanks & Victor Fleming
  • Beggar on Horseback
  • (1925)
  • James Cruze
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • The
  • Fall of the House of Usher
  • (1926-28)
  • J.S. Watson, Jr. & Melville Webber
  • The
  • Life and Death of 9413 : A Hollywood Extra
  • (1927)
  • Robert Florey &
  • Slavko Vorkapich
  • The
  • (1902)
  • Love of Zero
  • (1928)
  • Robert Florey &
  • William Cameron Menzies
  • The
  • Telltale Heart
  • (1928)
  • Charles Klein
  • Tomatos Another Day
  • (1930/1933
  • Edwin S. Porter
  • J.S. Watson, Jr. &
  • Alec Wilder
  • The
  • Hearts of Age
  • (1934)
  • William Vance &
  • Orson Welles
  • The
  • enigmatic world of Joseph Cornell
  • Unreal news reels, nos. 1 & 2 (c. 1926 : creators unknown)
  • Dream of a Rarebit Fiend
  • The
  • Children's Jury
  • (c. 1938 : creators unknown)
  • Thimble Theater
  • (c. 1938)
  • Joseph Cornell &
  • Lawrence Jordan
  • Carousel: Animal Opera
  • (c. 1938)
  • Joseph Cornell &
  • (1906)
  • Lawrence Jordan
  • Jack's Dream
  • (c. 1938)
  • Joseph Cornell &
  • Lawrence Jordan
  • Edwin S. Porter
  • The
  • Thieving Hand
Control code
62211905
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd. & si., b&w and tinted
Publisher number
ID0592DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The devil's plaything : American surrealism, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Curated by Bruce Posner, produced for DVD by David Shepard, administered by Robert A. Haller and Winfried Günther
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • (1907 : creators unknown)
  • Impossible Convicts
  • (1905)
  • G.W. "Billy" Bitzer
  • When the Clouds Roll By
  • (1919)
  • Douglas Fairbanks & Victor Fleming
  • Beggar on Horseback
  • (1925)
  • James Cruze
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • The
  • Fall of the House of Usher
  • (1926-28)
  • J.S. Watson, Jr. & Melville Webber
  • The
  • Life and Death of 9413 : A Hollywood Extra
  • (1927)
  • Robert Florey &
  • Slavko Vorkapich
  • The
  • (1902)
  • Love of Zero
  • (1928)
  • Robert Florey &
  • William Cameron Menzies
  • The
  • Telltale Heart
  • (1928)
  • Charles Klein
  • Tomatos Another Day
  • (1930/1933
  • Edwin S. Porter
  • J.S. Watson, Jr. &
  • Alec Wilder
  • The
  • Hearts of Age
  • (1934)
  • William Vance &
  • Orson Welles
  • The
  • enigmatic world of Joseph Cornell
  • Unreal news reels, nos. 1 & 2 (c. 1926 : creators unknown)
  • Dream of a Rarebit Fiend
  • The
  • Children's Jury
  • (c. 1938 : creators unknown)
  • Thimble Theater
  • (c. 1938)
  • Joseph Cornell &
  • Lawrence Jordan
  • Carousel: Animal Opera
  • (c. 1938)
  • Joseph Cornell &
  • (1906)
  • Lawrence Jordan
  • Jack's Dream
  • (c. 1938)
  • Joseph Cornell &
  • Lawrence Jordan
  • Edwin S. Porter
  • The
  • Thieving Hand
Control code
62211905
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd. & si., b&w and tinted
Publisher number
ID0592DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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