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Behind the mask [videorecording] : a study of masks and how to make and use them / Appleseed Productions presents ; produced and directed by Cheryl Shepherd.

Other Title:
Study of masks and how to make and use them [videorecording]
Publication:
Williamstown [VIC] : Appleseed Productions ; New York, NY : Distributed by Insight Media, 1990.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (59 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Masks.
Acting.
Mask making.
Theater -- History.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
System Details:
DVD-R.
Summary:
Presents a comprehensive overview of masks: what they are, their origin, design elements, making masks and wearing them. The origins and uses of masks in theaters are discussed, and both professional and student actors are interviewed about using masks in performance. Also, a demonstration of how to make a mask is shown.
Contents:
What is a mask
Masks : origins
Ancient Greek theatre
Commedia dell'arte
Noh theatre
Modern mask theatre
Mask making
Making a papier mache mask
Leather masks
Wearing masks : an actor's point of view
Wearing masks : an onlooker's point of view.
Participant:
Commentators, Peter Koepping, Alex Pinder, Jedda Bellham, John Butler, Ana Harrison, Rose Osborne, Traleen Ryan, Lachlan McCulloch, Alex Cox, Heather Tatman, Randal Pound.
Credits:
Camera, Greg Shepherd.
Notes:
This disc has been recorded using DVD-R equipment and may not play in all DVD players or drives.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Shepherd, Cheryl. , Producer, Director
Koepping, Peter. , Commentator
Pinder, Alex. , Commentator
Bellham, Jedda. , Commentator
Appleseed Productions. , Producer
Insight Media (Firm) , Distributor
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
OCLC:
54939806
Publisher Number:
IM166630 Insight Media
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