Detail View: Stan Brakhage Collection: Stan Brakhage on George Landow, Georges Méliès, anad Dziga Vertov

Identifier: 
narv_4th6Lecture10-1-73LandowVertov
Title: 
Stan Brakhage on George Landow, Georges Méliès, anad Dziga Vertov
Description: 
Stan Brakhage plays a film by George Landow (aka Owen Land) entitled 'Film in Which There Appear Edge Lettering, Sprocket Holes, Dirt Particles, Etc.' and describes its purpose. Then he answers questions about Georges Méliès, . Brakhage tells a story about Méliès, the Pathé brothers, and the Lumière brothers. He credits Dziga Vertov with creating the newsreel. Brakhage describes Méliès' technique using flats and compares it to the Lumière brothers' use of Renaissance perspective. Brakhage answers questions about Dziga Vertov. He compares communism, fascism, and capitalism. Brakhage gives a biography of Dziga Vertov. He reads some quotes from Vertov.
Description Type: 
Abstract
Description: 
00:00 Stan Brakhage begins 00:42 Brakhage ends 00:45 Clip from film begins 01:18 Clip from film ends 02:14 Questions from the audience begin 02:15 Brakhage begins 41:55 Brakhage ends 41:56 Questions from the audience begin 1:24:30 End
Description Type: 
SegmentSequence
Description: 
Course title: Document in Film - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Description Type: 
Venue
Subject: 
Artists
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Filmmaking (Motion pictures)
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Experimental films
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Land, Owen
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Vertov, Dziga, 1896-1954
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Pathé, Charles, 1863-1957
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Pathé, Émile, 1860-1937
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Lumière, Auguste, 1862-1954
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Lumière, Louis Jean, 1864-1948
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Méliès, Georges, 1861-1938
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Filmmaking (Motion pictures)
Subject Type: 
lcah
Source: 
narv_4th6Lecture10-1-73LandowVertov
Creator: 
Brakhage, Stan
Creator Type: 
naf
Date: 
10/1/1973
Format Medium: 
audio/mp3
Language: 
English