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Thee films : 1950s--1960s / William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Ian Somerville.

Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997 (Added Author). Sommerville, Ian. (Added Author). Gysin, Brion. (Added Author). Balch, Antony. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD THEE FILMS: 1950S-1960S (Text) 34304000142105 Adult - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: London : Cherry Red Records Ltd. ; 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Videodisc release of four short films originally produced 1962-72.
Formatted Contents Note:
William buys a parrot -- Towers open fire -- The cut-ups -- Bill & Tony -- Ghosts at No. 9 (Paris).
Participant or Performer Note:
William S. Burroughs, Ian Sommerville, Brion Gysin, Antony Balch.
Summary, etc.:
William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin met Ian Sommerville and Antony Balch during their Beat Hotel days in Paris in 1958-59 when Burroughs' Naked lunch was published. These films convey the consciousness of that period in the visual language of four of the artists that defined it. Balch attempts to reinterpret Burrough's writing as cinema.
System Details Note:
DVD; Region free.
Subject: Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.
Genre: Experimental films.

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