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Films Screened In 1956

Un Chien Andalou (Luis Buñuel, 1929)
Strongly influenced by psychological thought, the film purports to be a revelation of Dali's subconscious experiences. An attempt to show a subjective analysis of the subconscious, the film consists … Read more

View of Middleharnis (Charles Van der Linden, 1953)
In February, 1953, the highest tide for 300 years broke through the dykes of South Holland. The island of Goeree Overflakke was one of the worst-hit areas. Immediately plans were made to recover the … Read more

What is Art? (, 1954)
Illustrates elements in art. such as colour, line, texture, form, light and dark, to encourage children to discover the basic elements in the world around them. ... Read more

When the Pie was Opened (Len Lye, 1941)
An imaginatively presented recipe for a vegetable pie. Len Lye is famous for his earlier abstract films, "Trade Tattoo" and "Colour Box" produced for the A.P.O. Film Unit. ... Read more

Wide West (Jenny Blackwood, 1955)
A general survey of Western Australia. Incidents include airmail delivery to outback stations, oil drilling at Exmouth Gulf and shots of Jarrah and Karri forests. ... Read more

William Booth (Hugh Baddeley, 1954)
A film of exceptional interest made from photographs, engravings, early newsreels, and posters. It discloses none of his beliefs but testifies to his stature as a leader. ... Read more

Yukawa Story (Joseph Krumgold, 1954)
The portrayal of what the son sees in the life of his father. Dr. Yukawa, Japan's Nobel prizewinner, and his world of cosmotrones. ... Read more

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