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The Life and Death of 9413 - a Hollywood Extra

USA, 1928 (MIFF 1955, Odd Birds in the Aviary)

Director: Robert Florey

One of the earliest of experimental films produced in America showing the influence of the expressionistic technique. The film was produced as a private venture by a group of film technicians &ndash: produced at night after work in Vorkapich's kitchen from odds and ends. The story of the film is a simple satirical fantasy highlighting the dreams of glory of a Mr. Jones, a would-be film star.See also...

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