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Communications Primer

USA, 1953 (MIFF 1958, Pleasure Garden)

Director: Charles Eames, Ray Eames

An exposition of all the essential elements of communication: message, signal, interference and reception, with a kaleidoscope of examples from calligraphy, painting, reading, storm signals etc., and a small essay on the ways of saying "I love you".

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Parade

USA, 1955
A large collection of children's toys are used as the basis for a fast &ndash: moving animated impression of a circus parade, set to suitable music. ... More »

Parade

USA, 1955
A large collection of children's toys are used as the basis for a fast-moving animated impression of a circus parade. ... More »

Toccata for Toy Trains

USA, 1957
A film about toy trains-mostly old. A journey from roundhouse and yards to station, and out through countryside and village to destination. Characters and props are al! real toys. ... More »

Two Baroque Churches in Germany

USA, 1957
Two baroque churches flash past in a blinding and colourful array of cherubs, altars, cornices, statues, ceilings, all ornamented in the fashion dear to baroque. ... More »

The Information Machine

USA, 1959
A sophisticated and amusing demonstration of the relationship between man's creative activity and one of his most recent tools, the electronic computer. Award: Blue Ribbon, American Film Festival. ... More »

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