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German Cinema from Lutz Mommartz
by Lutz Mommartz
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Hard-boiled eggs turn against black background. In "Trademark eggs" many eggs rotate continuously, as if by magic. The effect is achieved by a simple trick: The eggs were turned and shaken on a black plate. (LEXIKON DES NEUEN EUROPÄISCHEN FILMS) "Trademark eggs" shows a handful of these chicken-final-products, hard boiled like tracer bullets shooting over a black film, rotating on it. (KLAUS ULRICH REINKE, DÜSSELDORF, HEFTE, SEPT. 68)
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema
German Cinema from Lutz Mommartz
by Lutz Mommartz
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In the lower half of the screen the legs of a dancing girl can be seen, in the upper half of the screen we have perforated movie - in a butterfly way. "Danceloop" shows in the lower half of the screen the legs of a dancing girl, the rest of the screen is pierced in a fussy work with a needle. (H.P. KOCHENRATH, FILM, JAN. 69)
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Carson "Kit" Davidson
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Fourteen international awards, including an Academy Award, Nomination and the Special Prize of the Jury, Cannes Intl Festival. Presents a surrealistic and humorous satire on the Madison Avenue image of the world through advertising. The terrific jazz soundtrack was done by Bob Brookmeyer and Gerry Mulligan, who was a friend of filmmaker Carson "Kit" Davidson. This film was restored courtesy the Academy Film Archive. More on Davidson and his other films you can view at...
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Topics: experimental, jazz, dada, surrealism
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Les Goldman
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A parable about the consequences of being a bystander to evil, from a disturbing poem by Maurice Ogden, read by Herschel Bernardi. Shadows and shifting geometric planes lend a Chirico-like quality to Julian's animation. Great musical score by Serge Hovey. About the film, Steve Goldman writes: "Les Goldman was my father. Creating this film was one of the most important accomplishments of his life. He was inspired to make this film after hearing the poem 'Hangman' read on Pacifica Radio in...
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Topics: animation, death, horror