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Odd Birds in the Aviary

Authentic dances and music of India illustrating the dance of India as a ceremonial and form of entertainment. The fable of the vain peacock is told with hand and facial gestures and body movements by Lakshimi Wana Singh, one of India's outstanding dancers. ... Read more
A film about the distinguished English painter, best known for his portraits of Somerset Maugham, Lord Beaverbrook and Sir Winston Churchill. Sutherland is, however, mainly a landscape artist who treats his subjects in a highly personal and poetic manner which goes beyond surface realism. ... Read more
Le Sang Des Betes describes a Paris abattoir, not only the methods of slaughtering animals, but also the melancholy district in which it is set, and the oddly genial characters of the people employed there. The treatment of this film has, surprisingly, a quiet and lyrical quality. ... Read more
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 ... Read more
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