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Films By Anthony M. Roland

Degas Dancers (Anthony M. Roland, 1964)
An analysis of the greater part of Degas work which formed the central theme of his career: the ballet dancer. ... World Premiere, Melbourne Festival. ... Read more

Delacroix (Anthony M. Roland, 1961)
A homage to Delacroix on the occasion of the centenary of his death. The image and music alone comment on what are mostly unpublished drawings and sketches. ... Read more

Image of Light - The Photography of George Pollock (Anthony M. Roland, 1975)
The world of sense and spirit expressed as pure colour in the heart of glass is captured in these transparencies, with all the delicacy and precision of a jeweller's eye. ... Read more

Josef Herman (Anthony M. Roland, 1962)
The film depiets the drawings of Josef Herman, the leading British realist who has continued the humanist tradition of Daumier, Millet and Van Gogh, and has found for the miners, peasants and fisherm… Read more

Rembrandt's Christ (Anthony M. Roland, 1964)
Without commentary, the film depicts the story of Christ as drawn by Rembrandt. The Christ story takes place in the houses, towns, canals, streets and fields of 17th Century Holland. One hundred and … Read more

Seurat Drawings (Anthony M. Roland, 1977)
Seurat's dark figures in misty interiors or exteriors are always seen outlined by bursts of light. There is a fascinating atmosphere of profound humanity in these subtle drawings by the master of 'Po… Read more

Turner (Anthony M. Roland, 1963)
A cinematographic essay on the oil paintings and water-colours of the most important period of Turner's work: the last 25 years of his life. The selections used illus­trate the painter's influenc… Read more

Victor Hugo (Anthony M. Roland, 1964)
The great French writer, Victor Hugo was also a remarkable draftsman. The film is based on a selec­tion from 400 of his little known drawings. ... Read more

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