Detail View: Stan Brakhage Collection: Stan Brakhage on spooky movies

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narv_4th2Brakhage1972-3_1Caligari
Title: 
Stan Brakhage on spooky movies
Description: 
Stan Brakhage defines "art" and "culture." He shows films by the Lumière brothers. Brakhage discusses his book 'The Brakhage Lectures' and mentions his film 'The Shores of Phos: A Fable.' He also describes 'The Fall of the House of Usher,' 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,' and 'The Other' as successful "spook movies." Brakhage gives a description of Caligula and relates it to Dr. Caligari. He discusses the work of Ray Birdwhistell. Brakhage discusses beauty, which leads to a discussion about the Hindu goddess Kali. Brakhage gives a biography of Hans Janowitz and Carl Mayer. Note: The volume is quite low throughout this recording.
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Abstract
Description: 
00:00 Stan Brakhage begins 15:48 Brakhage ends 15:49 Questions from the audience begin 22:49 Questions from the audience end 22:51 Brakhage begins 57:42 Brakhage ends 57:43 Questions from the audience begin 1:04:42 Questions from the audience end 1:04:43 Brakhage begins 1:34:51 End
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SegmentSequence
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Course title: History of Narrative Film (Narrative as Religion) - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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Venue
Subject: 
Art -- Philosophy
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lcsh
Subject: 
Kālī (Hindu deity)
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lcsh
Subject: 
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Motion picture)
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lcsh
Subject: 
Brakhage, Stan. The Brakhage lectures: Georges Méliès, David Wark Griffith, Carl Theodore Dreyer, Sergei Eisenstein.
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Shores of Phos: a fable (Motion picture)
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Fall of the house of Usher (Motion picture)
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Other (Motion picture)
Subject: 
Fear in motion pictures
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lcsh
Subject: 
Horror films -- History and criticism
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lcsh
Subject: 
Birdwhistell, Ray L., 1918-1994
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naf
Subject: 
Janowitz, Hans
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Mayer, Carl, 1894-1944
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naf
Source: 
narv_4th2Brakhage1972-3_1Caligari
Creator: 
Brakhage, Stan
Creator Type: 
naf
Date: 
1973-03
Format Medium: 
audio/mp3
Language: 
English