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4 shorts by Werner Herzog [videorecording] / Cine-International ; directed by Werner Herzog ; screenplay by Werner Herzog.

Other Title:
Title on cassette label: 4 short films by Werner Herzog
Four shorts by Werner Herzog
Publication:
Medford, NY : Luminous Film & Video Wurks : Tartan Video, c1995.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (167 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Steiner, Walter.
Auctioneers -- Pennsylvania -- New Holland.
Auctioneers -- Language.
Auctions -- Pennsylvania -- New Holland.
Wood-carvers.
Aeronautics in medicine -- Africa, East.
Physicians -- Africa, East.
Medical care -- Africa, East.
Ski jumping.
Soufrière (Guadeloupe) -- Eruption, 1976.
Form/Genre:
Short films.
Documentary films.
Language:
In English and German with English subtitles.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck: Series of hilarious interviews set at the annual World Championship of Livestock Auctioneers in the Amish region of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County.
La Soufriere: Record of an ardent and unfulfilled journey Herzog made to the island of Guadeloupe just as a volcanic eruption is expected.
The Great ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner: Studies Walter Steiner, a woodcarver who explores the shapes, knots, grain and forces in a piece of wood and sculpts it in a way to release the hidden tensions and energy. The film also shows Steiner, a world championship ski jumper, preparing for the World Ski Jumping Championships.
The Flying doctors of East Africa: Shows an independent group of physicians in remote areas of East Africa, and the difficulties they encounter in treating the African patients, who prefer local traditional remedies.
Contents:
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck
: Beobachtungen zu einer neuen spache (observations on a new language) / ein film von Werner Herzog
La Soufriere / ein bericht von Werner Herzog
Die Grosse Ekstase des bildschnitzers Steiner / ein film von Werner Herzog
Die Fliegenden arzte von Ostafrika = The flying doctors from East Africa / ein bericht von Werner Herzog.
Participant:
Walter Steiner.
Credits:
Directors of photography, Thomas Mauch, Jorg Schmidt-Reitwein ; editor, Beate Mainke-Jellinghaus.
Notes:
Videocassette release of the short films produced from 1968 to 1977.
Contributor:
Herzog, Werner, 1942- , Director, Screenwriter
Steiner, Walter. , Actor
Cine-International (Firm) , Producer
Luminous Film & Video Wurks. , Distributor
Tartan Video (Firm) , Distributor
Van Wert Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck-- [videorecording].
Soufriere [videorecording].
Grosse ekstase des Bildschnitzers Steiner [videorecording].
Flying doctors of East Africa [videorecording].
Fliegenden Arzte von Ostafrika [videorecording].
OCLC:
36495700
Publisher Number:
5023965123022
TVT 1230 Tartan Video
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