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Title The animation of Alexeïeff [videorecording] / conceived and animated by Alexandre Alexeïeff and Claire Parker.

Imprint [Paris] : Cinédoc ; Chicago, Ill. : Distributed by Facets Video, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    ALEX AA    Available
Description 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ( 31 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Note Title from container.
Films originally produced between 1933 and 1980.
Accompanying booklet, entitled On pinscreens and harmonic lines : the animation of Alexeïeff, includes essays by Susan Doll and Dominique Willoughby.
Special feature: Booklet; The pinscreen, a documentary by Norman McLaren; Mindscape, a film by Jacques Drouin; Alexeieff and Parker making three moods,a documentary; Gallery (engravings, portraits, tools).
Contents Pinscreen films: Une nuit sur le Mont Chauve = Night on Bald Mountain (1933) ; En passant (1944) ; Le nez = The nose (1963) ; Tableaux d'une exposition = Pictures at an exposition (1972) ; Trois thèmes = Three moods (1980) -- Advertising films: La belle au bois dormant = Sleeping beauty (1935) ; Opta empfängt (1936) ; Parade des Sools (1966) ; Étoiles nouvelles (1937) ; Fumées (1952) ; Nocturne (1954) ; Pure beauté (1954) ; Les rimes (1954) ; Masques (1955) ; La sève de la terre (1955) -- Studies and tests: Essais pendulaires = Pendulum studies ; Études de solides illusoirs = Studies of illusory solids -- Documentaries, extra features: À propos de Jivago = Zhivago ; The Alexeieff-Parker pin screen = L'écran d'épingles Alexeieff-Parker / directed by Norman McLaren (1973) ; Alexeïeff et Parker réalisant Trois thèmes = Alexeïeff and Parker making Three moods (1980) ; Le paysagiste = Mindscape / directed by Jacques Drouin (1976).
Summary A collection that showcases the animation of acclaimed artist Alexandre Alexeïeff, and his wife and collaborator, Claire Parker, famous for their pinscreen animation technique. Includes pinscreen films, advertisements made to be shown in movie theaters, photographs of Alexeïeff's still artworks, and documentaries about Alexeïeff and Parker that feature demonstrations of the pinscreen approach.
System Details DVD, all regions, full screen presentation.
Language English or French dialogue.
Subject Alexeieff, Alexandre, 1901-1982.
Parker, Claire, 1906-1981.
Animators -- France.
Animated films -- Production and direction.
Animated films -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Animated films
Promotional films
Experimental films
Short films
Documentary films
Added Author Alexeieff, Alexandre, 1901-1982.
Parker, Claire, 1906-1981.
McLaren, Norman, 1914-1987.
Drouin, Jacques.
Doll, Susan, 1954-
Willoughby, Dominique.
Cinédoc (Firm)
Facets Video (Firm)
Added Title Alexeïeff
On pinscreens and harmonic lines
ISBN 156580855X
Standard No. 736899126728
Music No. DV98738 Facets Video

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