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Thanatopsis — Ed Emshwiller

Thanatopsis by Ed Emshwiller. Made 1960-62, according to Sheldon Renan’s An Introduction to the American Underground Film.

The film’s opening title card is followed by a text card that reads: “Becky Arnold & Mac Emshwiller in a film by Ed Emshwiller”.

The original source of this bootleg is unknown, but there are several uploads to be found online that appear to be from the same source.

The film screened at EXPRMNTL 3, aka the Third International Experimental Film Competition, in 1963 and won the Prize Commission SuperiƩure Technique du Cinema Belge.

Close-up of a man's face looking at a blurry dancer

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