Cinema Today : Avant Garde And Rear Garde--discussion On Late Silent Films

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Cinema Today : Avant Garde And Rear Garde--discussion On Late Silent Films
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CINEMA TODAY : DISCUSSION ON LATE SILENT FILMS/ Produced by KPFA| Recorded on July 22, 1963. - CONTENT: Dwight Macdonald and host Mrs. William Beckman discuss cinema from the silent period up to the cinema done in the 1950's. Macdonald compares and contrasts foreign films to those films produced in Hollywood. Speaker points out the horrible vulgarities of many Hollywood films. Macdonald believes that foreign films are better because they are made by individuals rather than large groups of people and these individuals made their own personal statements. Macdonald believes Hollywood is a barbaric non-city. - Broadcast on July 22, 1963.

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