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Heaven & earth magic, 1957-1962 [videorecording] / Harry Smith.

Other Title:
Heaven and earth magic [videorecording]
Subtitle on container: No. 12, 1957-1962 [videorecording]
Number 12 [videorecording]
Number twelve [videorecording]
Publication:
[Santa Monica, CA] : Harry Smith Archives, c2007.
Series:
Harry Smith
Harry Smith.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (66 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Experimental films.
Form/Genre:
Animated films.
Experimental films.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
Using surrealist and cut-up animation techniques, Smith's film no. 12 is a graphic description of initiation, redemption and spiritual transformation couched in the language of Qabalah, alchemy and experimental psychology. The first part depicts the heroine's toothache consequent to the loss of a very valuable watermelon, her dentistry and transportation to heaven. The second part depicts the return to earth from being eaten by Max Müller on the day Edward the Seventh dedicated the great sewer of London.
Notes:
Title from disc surface.
DVD release of short films originally produced between 1957-1962.
"From Anthology Film Archives."
Contributor:
Smith, Harry Everett, 1923-1991. , Director, Producer, Animator
Harry Smith Archives. , Distributor
OCLC:
212815898
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