LOT IN SODOM

by J.S. WATSON, JR. & Melville WEBBER
1930-1933 / 35mm / b&w / sound / 1S / 26' 00




Co-Makers: Alec Wilder, Remsen Wood, Bernard O’Brien

“A collaborative film project led by Watson and Webber produces an exemplary work of experimental cinema. Artfully illustrating ‘Genesis 19:8,’ the filmmakers over-sex the screen with lusciously lit bodies and dynamic camera-printer effects. Approaching visual music, the hybrid of sound and image concludes with the fiery demise of Sodom.” —Bruce Posner

“In ‘Lot,’ distortion is often used to keep reality, or rather its appearance, from disturbing the film's mood. And in the final scene distortion makes Lot's daughter seem not only different but formidable as she grasps the wine cup.” —J.S. Watson, Jr. (1974)

Music by Louis Siegel

Courtesy: Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Film 1920-1970

3 PRINTS IN DISTRIBUTION


distribution format 16mm
screen 1,37 - Standard (single screen)
speed 24 fps
sound optical sound
rental fee 101,00 €

distribution format Digital file on server (HD)
version extended version
duration 26' 56
notes With original erotic scenes.
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 24 fps
sound sound
rental fee 90,00 €

distribution format Digital file on server (HD)
version restored version
duration 25' 53
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 24 fps
sound sound
rental fee 90,00 €