ISBN-10:
1592134254
ISBN-13:
9781592134250
Pub. Date:
02/28/2006
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Art in Cinema: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society

Art in Cinema: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society

by Scott Macdonald, Robert A. HallerScott Macdonald
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ISBN-13: 9781592134250
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2006
Series: Wide Angle Books Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of 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 Buñuel 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

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