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Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1893-1941

Thursday, February 26 (Second Program)
The Mechanized Eye

Film list credits:

Down the Hudson (1903)
American Mutoscope and Biograph: Frederick S. Armitage, A.E. Weed, 35mm, bw, sil, 179ft, 2.65m, 18fps

Captain Nissan Going through Whirlpool Rapids Niagara Falls (1901)
Edison Manufacturing: Unidentified filmmaker, 35mm, bw, sil, 147ft, 2.18m, 18fps

Seeing New York Harbor by Yacht (1903)
American Mutoscope and Biograph: Frederick S. Armitage, A.E. Weed, 35mm, bw, sil, 193ft, 2.86m, 18fps

Panorama of Machine Co. Aisle, Westinghouse Works (1904)
American Mutoscope & Biograph: G.W. "Billy" Bitzer, 35mm, bw, sil, 189ft, 2.8m, 18fps

Panorama View Street Car Motor Room, Westinghouse Works (1904)
American Mutoscope & Biograph: G.W. "Billy" Bitzer, 35mm, bw, sil, 145ft, 2.15m, 18fps

Looney Lens [Pas de deux] (1924)
Fox Movietone Newsreel: Al Brick, 35mm, bw-clr tint-tone, sil, 304ft, 4.05m, 20fps

Skyscraper Symphony [Song of the Skyscrapers, Wolkenkratze] (1929)
Robert Florey, 35mm, bw, sil, 760ft, 10.13m, 20fps
Music: Donald Sosin

Mechanical Principles [Gears in Motion and Design] (1930)
Ralph Steiner [Jay Leyda], 35mm, bw, sil, 750ft, 10m, 20fps

Portrait of a Young Man (1925-31)
Henwar Rodakiewicz, 16mm, bw, sil, 1296ft, 54m, 16fps

 

 
 

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