SIMPLE DESTINY ABSTRACTIONS

by Douglass CROCKWELL
1937-1940 / 16mm / color / silent / 1S / 1' 50




Co-maker: David Smith. A number of silent fragments restored 2001 by Bruce Posner.

Douglass Crockwell, who earned his living as a noted realist illustrator, was a cinema abstractionist and inventor of animation processes. This footage includes unreleased experiments in abstract wax cinematography as well as a surreal claymation made in collaboration with sculptor David Smith, Crockwell's neighbor. - Bruce Posner

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distribution format Digital file on server (NTSC)
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 29,976 fps
sound silent
rental fee 20,00 €