Ralph STEINER

(1899-1986)
Nationality: american
also belongs to the group: NYKINO

Ralph Steiner (8 Feb 1899 – 13 Jul 1986)

"Educated at Dartmouth, he became a successful commercial and much honored fine art photographer. He made perhaps the first American abstract film, 'H2O' (1929), following it with other experiments, some political in nature, some in Hollywood. Steiner also photographed with Paul Strand 'The Plow That Broke the Plains' (1936) and co-directed and photographed 'The City' (1939) with Willard Van Dyke and Henwar Rodakiewicz." —Robert A. Haller

5 MOVIES IN DISTRIBUTION

  HANDS
1934 / 35mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 4' 16 / 27 €
distribution: Digital file on server
  MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES
1930 / 35mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 10' 48 / 42 €
distribution: Digital file on server
  SURF AND SEAWEED - revived Marc Blitzstein 1931 music score
1929-1930 / 35mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 13' 00 / 45 €
distribution: Digital file on server
H2O
1929 / b&w / silent / single screen / 14' 00 / 57 €
distribution: 16mm
  H2O - SD restored version
1929 / 35mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 11' 36 / 42 €
distribution: Digital file on server