Orphans in space [videorecording] : forgotten films from the final frontier /
[produced by the Orphan Film Project with New York University Libraries, Colorlab, American Paper Optics and NYU Tisch School of the Arts].
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[New York : Orphan Film Project, 2012]
description
2 videodiscs (191 min.) : sd., si., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + e 1 booklet (37 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.) + 1 pair Chromadepth 3-D glasses.
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[New York : Orphan Film Project, 2012]
contents note
Disc 1. Rocket science: Meteorites (1947, 10 min.) / Pavel Klushantsev ; source, Gosfilmfond -- The big bounce (1960, 15 min.) / Jerry Fairbanks ; source, Prelinger Film Archives -- Chimp recovery (1961, 8 min.) / RCA Service Company ; source, University of South Carolina Moving Image Research Collections -- Project Apollo (1968, 30 min.) / Ed Emshwiller ; source, Museum of Modern Art, Anthology Film Archives -- Galaxies (1974, 5 min.) / Lillian Schwartz ; source, Ohio State University Libraries -- Teenage cosmonauts (1979, 10 of 17 min.) / Igor Rodachenko ; source NYU Tamiment Library -- Zenith star: experiment in space (1987, 8 min.) / Martin Marietta ; source, U.S. Department of Defense -- These blazing starrs! (2011, 14 min.) / Deborah Stratman.
Disc 2. Imagined galaxies: A trip to the planets (192?, 17 min.) / source, Prelinger collection, Library of Congress -- Beyond the moon (1960-62, 11 min.) / R.E. Barnes ; source, Prelinger Archives -- The Flatt & Scruggs Grand Ole Opry show: featuring Jake and Josh (1961, 6 min.) / WSM-TV ; source, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum -- Carillon (Christmas) parade: featuring William Shatner (1968, 5 min.) / WNOK and WIS-TV ; source, University of South Carolina Moving Image Research Collections -- Astrovac: zerogravity personal body wash unit (1970, 5 min.) / Fairchild-Republic ; source, A/V Geeks -- UFOs (1971, 5 min.) / Lillian Schwartz and Ken Knowlton ; source, Ohio State University Libraries -- Men in orbit (1979, 42 min.) / John Lurie ; source, NYU Fales Library and Special Collections.
credits note
DVD produced by Walter Forsberg, Alice Moscoso, Dan Streible, and Jonah Volk.
general note
Accompanying Chromadepth 3-D glasses are recommended but not required for viewing Lillian Schwartz's films, Galaxies (disc 1) and UFOs (disc 2).
abstract
Compilation of short archival, artistic, educational and scientific films and videos centering on the theme of outer space. The fifteen titles come from various archives and mark an ongoing collaboration between partnering NYU entities, American and international archives, and the Orphan Film Symposium.
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8584524
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