PARABOLA

by Mary Ellen BUTE & Ted NEMETH
1936-1938 / 35mm / b&w / sound / 1S / 8' 48




Co-maker: Rutherford Boyd

“Sculptor Rutherford Boyd worked in collaboration with Nemeth and Bute, whose NYC production facilities were placed at his disposal. Filmed, frame by frame, in a sequence of stills that varied the arrangement of sculptural pieces under controlled illumination, Parabola introduced the potential of a new design technique.” —Douglas Dreishpoon

Music: Darius Milhaud

Courtesy: Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1893-1941

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distribution format Digital file on server
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 29,976 fps
sound sound
rental fee 36,00 €