Art in Cinema: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society (Wide Angle Books)

Art in Cinema: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society (Wide Angle Books)

By: Scott MacDonald (author)Hardback

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Reveals a crucial dimension of the history of American independent cinema

Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction The Documents 1. Conversation with Jack Stauffacher, 8/14/99 2. Letter to Arthur Rosenheimer Jr. from Richard Foster, 7/31/46 3. Letter to Lewis Jacobs from Frank Stauffacher, 8/1/46 4. Letter to Maya Deren from Frank Stauffacher, 8/2/46 5. Letter to Richard Foster from Maya Deren, 8/2/46 6. Letter to James and John Whitney from Frank Stauffacher, 8/3/46 7. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Maya Deren, 8/10/46 8. Letter to Arthur Rosenheimer Jr. from Frank Stauffacher, 8/20/46 9. Letter to Maya Deren from Frank Stauffacher, 8/20/46 10. Letter to Luis Bunuel from Frank Stauffacher, 8/22/46 11. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Douglass Crockwell, 8/24/46 12. Letter to Jay Leyda from Frank Stauffacher, 8/25/46 13. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Douglass Crockwell, 8/31/46 14. Letter to Peggy Guggenheim from Grace L. McCann Morley, 8/31/46 15. Letter to Man Ray from Frank Stauffacher, 9/5/46 16. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Hans Richter, 9/6/46 17. Letter to Hans Richter from Frank Stauffacher, 9/9/46 18. Program Announcement for Art in Cinema's First Series, 9/46 19. Letter to James and John Whitney from Frank Stauffacher, 9/22/46 20. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from James Broughton, 9/24/46 21. Letter to Mrs. Noble Hamilton from Edward J. Soph, 9/26/46 22. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from James Broughton, 9/26/46 23. Letter to Edward J. Soph from Mrs. Noble Hamilton, 9/28/46 24. Alfred Frankenstein, "Art and Music," from the San Francisco Chronicle, 10/6/46 25. Letter to Richard Foster from Sara Kathryn Arledge, 10/9/46 26. Program Notes for the 10/11/46 Presentation 27. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Grace L. McCann Morley, 10/22/46 28. Letter to Richard Foster from Margaret Wright and Una Atkinson, 10/24/46 29. Program Notes for the 10/25/46 Presentation 30. Letter to Mrs. Noble Hamilton from Paul Ballard, 10/30/46 31. Program Notes for the 11/1/46 Presentation 32. Letter to Herman G. Weinberg from Frank Stauffacher, 11/8/46 33. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Hans Richter, 11/9/46 34. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Lewis Jacobs, 11/12/46 35. Letter to Paul Ballard from Frank Stauffacher, 11/46 36. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Robert Florey, 2/47 [?] 37. Letter to James W. Moore from Frank Stauffacher, 2/6/47 38. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from James W. Moore, 2/7/47 39. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from James W. Moore, 2/28/47 40. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Eli Willis, 3/7/47 41. Program Announcement for Art in Cinema's Second Series, 3/47 42. Program Announcement for the First University of California at Berkeley Series 43. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Emlen Etting, 3/26/47 44. Letter to James W. Moore from Frank Stauffacher, 3/27/47 45. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from James W. Moore, 3/31/47 46. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Curtis Harrington, 4/3/47 47. Program Notes for the 4/4/47 Presentation 48. Letter to Curtis Harrington from Frank Stauffacher, 4/28/47 49. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Kenneth Anger, 4/29/47 50. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Curtis Harrington, 5/6/47 51. Facsimile of Art in Cinema Catalogue (published late 5/47) 52. Letter to Oskar Fischinger from Richard Foster, 6/8/47 53. Letter to Herman G. Weinberg from Frank Stauffacher, 6/21/47 54. Letter to Oskar Fischinger from Harry Smith, 7/25/47 55. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Kenneth Anger, 7/25/47 56. Letter to Kenneth Anger from Harry Smith, 7/28/47 57. Letter to Harry Smith from William Howe, 7/31/47 58. Letter to Harry Smith from Kenneth Anger, 7/31/47 59. Letter to Miss Bullitt from Hans Richter, 8/14/47 60. Letter to Art in Cinema from Amos Vogel, 9/7/47 61. Letter to Amos Vogel from Frank Stauffacher, 9/13/47 62. Letter to Harry Smith from Jim Davis, 9/14/47 63. Program Announcement for Art in Cinema's Third Series, 9/47 64. Letter to Curtis Harrington from Frank Stauffacher, 9/15/47 65. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Curtis Harrington, 9/24/47 66. Conversation with Jordan Belson, 7/22/00 67. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Elwood Decker, 5/48 68. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Elwood Decker, 6/48 69. Program Announcement for Art in Cinema's Fourth Series, 8/48 70. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Sidney Peterson, 8/4/48 71. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Maya Deren, 8/8/48 72. James Broughton, "Frank Stauffacher: The Making of Mother's Day," from SPIRAL, No. 1 (1984) 73. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Elwood Decker, 10/3/48 74. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Hans Richter, 10/13/48 75. Letter to Maya Deren from Frank Stauffacher, 1/10/49 76. Letter to Hans Richter from Frank Stauffacher, 1/49 77. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Hans Richter, 1/21/49 78. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Maya Deren, 2/8/49 79. Program Announcement for "Contemporary Experimental Films of Importance," 2/49 80. Letter to Hans Richter from Frank Stauffacher, 2/49 81. Letter to Theodore Huff from Frank Stauffacher, 2/49 82. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from James Broughton, 3/49 83. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from James Broughton, 3/8/49 84. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from James Broughton, 3/16/49 85. Letter to Ralph K. Potter from Frank Stauffacher, 3/23/49 86. Letter to Arthur Knight from Frank Stauffacher, 4/2/49 87. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Arthur Knight, 4/16/49 88. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Arthur Knight, 5/30/49 89. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Amos Vogel, 6/7/49 90. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Theodore Huff, 6/20/49 91. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Theodore Huff, 7/16/49 92. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Arthur Knight, 7/17/49 93. Program Announcement for Art in Cinema's Fifth Series, Fall 1949 94. Letter to Hans Richter from Frank Stauffacher, 10/28/49 95. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Curtis Harrington, 12/1/49 96. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Jim Davis, 2/25/50 97. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Symon Gould, 3/1/50 98. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Jim Davis, 3/21/50 99. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Arthur Knight, 3/30/50 100. Letter to Grace L. McCann Morley from Frank Stauffacher, 4/50 101. Program Announcement for Art in Cinema's Sixth Series, Spring 1950 102. Letter to Elwood Decker from Frank Stauffacher, 5/17/50 103. Letter to Amos Vogel from Frank Stauffacher, 5/27/50 104. Arthur Knight, "Self-Expression," Saturday Review, 5/29/50 105. Letter to Elwood Decker from Frank Stauffacher, 6/7/50 106. Letter to Rosalind Kossoff from Frank Stauffacher, 6/14/50 107. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Amos Vogel, 9/4/50 108. Letter to Jim Davis from Frank Stauffacher, 10/4/50 109. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Jim Davis, 10/7/50 110. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Arthur Knight, 10/28/50 111. Letter to Arthur Knight from Frank Stauffacher, 11/1/50 112. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Amos Vogel, 11/28/50 113. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Hilary Harris, 12/1/50 114. Letter to Grace L. McCann Morley from Frank Stauffacher, 1/8/51 115. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Amos Vogel, 1/9/51 116. Letter to Amos Vogel from Frank Stauffacher, 1/13/51 117. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Anne Dubs, with Notes from Maya Deren, 1/30/51 118. Letter to Harold Leonard from Frank Stauffacher, 2/8/51 119. Program Announcement for Art in Cinema's Seventh Series, Spring 1951 120. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Maya Deren, 3/24/51 121. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from James Broughton, 4/18/51 122. Letter to Vincent Price from Frank Stauffacher, 5/22/51 123. Conversation with Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, 7/18/99 124. Program Announcement for Art in Cinema's Eighth Series 125. Program Notes for the 11/14/52 Presentation, by Frank Stauffacher 126. Program Notes for the 2/23/53 Presentation, by Frank Stauffacher 127. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Ian Hugo, 7/8/53 128. Letter to Raymond Rohauer from Frank Stauffacher, 8/31/53 129. Letter to Ian Hugo from Barbara Stauffacher, 9/15/53 130. Letter to Barbara Stauffacher from Ian Hugo, 9/18/53 131. Program Announcement for Art in Cinema's Ninth Series, Fall 1953 132. Letter to Frank Stauffacher from Ian Hugo, 9/27/53 133. Program Notes for the 10/2/53 Presentation, by Frank Stauffacher 134. Text of Talk by George Stevens Presented at Art in Cinema on 10/2/53 135. Letter to Ian Hugo from Frank Stauffacher, 10/9/53 136. Program Notes for the 10/9/53 Presentation, by Frank Stauffacher 137. Program Notes for the 10/16/53 Presentation, by Frank Stauffacher 138. Letter to Raymond Rohauer from Frank Stauffacher, 11/10/53 139. Letter to Ian Hugo from Frank Stauffacher, 11/10/53 140. Letter to Amos Vogel from Frank Stauffacher, 11/18/53 141. Letter to John Ford from Barbara Stauffacher, 12/17/53 142. Early Description of Art in Cinema's Tenth and Eleventh Series 143. Letter to Barbara Stauffacher from Vincent Minnelli, 1/18/54 144. Letter to Barbara Stauffacher from Willard Van Dyke, 1/25/54 145. Letter to Willard Van Dyke from Barbara Stauffacher, 1/27/54 146. Letter to Barbara Stauffacher from Fred Zinnemann, 1/29/54 147. Letter to Fred Zinnemann from Frank Stauffacher, 2/1/54 148. Letter to Barbara Stauffacher from Willard Van Dyke, 2/2/54 149. Letter to Fred Zinnemann from Barbara Stauffacher, 3/18/54 150. Program Announcement for Art in Cinema's Tenth Series, Spring 1954 151. Letter to Joseph Youngerman from Frank Stauffacher, 4/12/54 152. Luther Nichols, "Dissertations on the Arts of Movie-Making," New York Times, 4/25/54 153. Letter to Frank and Barbara Stauffacher from Fred Zinnemann, 5/7/54 154. Letter to Rouben Mamoulian from Frank Stauffacher, 5/12/54 155. Letter to Joseph Youngerman from Frank Stauffacher, 5/20/54 156. Letter to Lou Smith from Barbara Stauffacher, 5/28/54 157. Letter to Frank Capra from Barbara Stauffacher, 5/28/54 158. Letter to Frances H. Flaherty from Barbara Stauffacher, 7/8/54 159. Letter to Barbara Stauffacher from Frances H. Flaherty, 7/27/54 160. Program Announcement for Art in Cinema's Eleventh Series, Fall 1954 161. Letter to Francis H. Flaherty from Barbara Stauffacher, 10/18/54 162. Letter to Barbara Stauffacher from Amos Vogel, 8/22/55 Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781592134250
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9781592134250
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