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Dulac, Germaine 1882-1942

Overview
Works: 125 works in 210 publications in 4 languages and 1,708 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  History  Exhibition catalogs  Drama  Experimental films  Silent films  Short films 
Roles: Director, Performer, Film editor, Artist
Classifications: PN1995.9.E96, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Germaine Dulac, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Germaine Dulac
Avant-garde experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States, these twenty-five short films epitomize the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime programmer at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles. Rohauer helped preserve and promote avant-garde cinema, and these films from his personal archive are some of the most influential and eclectic short films made during the 20th Century
Anthology of surreal cinema ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La coquille et le clergyman: Obsessed with a general's wife, a clergyman has strange visions of death and lust, while struggling against his own eroticism
Ecrits sur le cinéma : 1919-1937 by Germaine Dulac ( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Germaine Dulac's Smiling Madame Beudet ; and, The seashell and the clergyman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smiling Madame Beudet: A study in domestic conflicts, this film portrays the life and dreams of a housewife in a small town who is married to a repulsive businessman. Seashell and the clergyman: A clergyman, committed by his calling to celibacy but in love with a romantic beauty, is afflicted by sexual torments he is unable to resolve. Experimental techniques are used to study his state of mind
The experimental avant garde series ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life and death of 9413 Hollywood extra is the tale of the surreal and absurd life of a nameless movie extra. Seashell and the clergyman presents a clergyman who regrets his vow of celibacy and is tormented by dreams. In La jetée a survivor of World War III travels back in time seeking help in finding a way out of a radioactive impasse. Once in the past he falls in love and attempts to remain in that time, forsaking his mission
Avant guarde short subjects from France ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in French and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Gance film a mad scientist discovers a sneezing powder that changes the shape of anything it touches. The Duchamp is a Dada film based on rotating circles and spirals interlaced by puns in French. Man Ray uses light patterns from rotating objects to exhibit his early Dadaistic affiliations. Partially filmed at the villa, Emakbakia which in Basque means leave me alone. Ray's second film portrays one man's difficulty in becoming committed to a woman. Astarfish symbolizes his yearning for sincere beauty without hidden, destructive qualities
Germaine Dulac : drei Filme der französischen Stummfilm-Pionierin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La souriante Madame Beudet: A study in domestic conflicts, this portrays the life and dreams of a housewife in a small town who is married to a repulsive businessman
La coquille et le clergyman by Germaine Dulac ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in Undetermined and French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A clergyman, committed by his calling to celibacy but in love with a romantic beauty, is afflicted by sexual torments he is unable to resolve. The surrealist film is composed of a series of episodes using Freudian imagery to express the clergyman's mental anguish. Directed in 1927 by Germaine Dulac, it is considered to be the first surrealist film. At its Studio des Ursulines premiere, the Surrealist group provoked an uproar that would become one of the great "scandals" of the 1920s. Along with contemporary musical accompaniments, this DVD edition features a video account of the premiere and a presentation of the film and its importance in the history of cinema and feminism
Avant guarde shorts [i.e. garde short] subjects from France ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retour de flamme by Louis Lumière ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in French and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents seminal films in the early development of motion pictures in France and the United States with each film preceded by extensive optional historical commentary
Life, death, time and commitment ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life and death of 9413 Hollywood extra is the tale of the surreal and absurd life of a nameless movie extra. Seashell and the clergyman presents a clergyman who regrets his vow of celibacy and is tormented by dreams. In La jetée a survivor of World War III travels back in time seeking help in finding a way out of a radioactive impasse. Once in the past he falls in love and attempts to remain in that time, forsaking his mission
La souriante Madame Beudet the smiling Madame Beudet ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1922 and 1978 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"0ne of the first feminist movies, The Smiling Madame Beudet is the story of an intelligent woman trapped in a loveless marriage. Her husband is used to playing a stupid practical joke in which he puts an empty revolver to his head and threatens to shoot himself. One day, while the husband is away, she puts bullets in the revolver. However, she is stricken with remorse and tries to retrieve the bullets the next morning. Her husband gets to the revolver first only this time he points the revolver at her."--imdb.com
La coquille et le clergyman The sea shell and the clergyman by Germaine Dulac ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avant garde ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Gance film a mad scientist discovers a sneezing powder that changes the shape of anything it touches. The Duchamp is a Dada film based on rotating circles and spirals interlaced by puns in French. Man Ray uses light patterns from rotating objects to exhibit his early Dadaistic affiliations. Partially filmed at the villa, Emak-Bakia which in Basque means leave me alone. Ray's second film portrays one man's difficulty in becoming committed to a woman. A starfish symbolizes his yearning for sincere beauty without hidden, destructive qualities
Souriante Madame Beudet ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1922 and 1996 in French and German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Souriante Madame Beudet (26 min.): A study in domestic conflicts, this portrays the life and dreams of a housewife in a small town who is married to a repulsive businessman. Coquille et le clergyman (31 min.): A clergyman, committed by his calling to celibacy but in love with a romantic beauty, is afflicted by sexual torments he is unable to resolve. Experimental techniques are used to study his state of mind
The Smiling Madame Beudet The seashell and the clergyman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two early silent films
La Coquille et le clergyman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1928 and 1983 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A clergyman, committed by his calling to celibacy but in love with a romantic beauty, is afflicted by sexual torments he is unable to resolve. The surrealist film is composed of a series of episodes using Freudian imagery to express the clergyman's mental anguish
Avant garde and experimental films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five short films selected from the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's
L'art cinématographique by Léon Pierre-Quint ( Book )
2 editions published in 1927 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Germaine Dulac
Saisset-Schneider, Charlotte Elisabeth Germaine, 1882-1942
Saisset-Schneider, Germaine
Saisset-Schneider, Germaine, 1882-1942
Schneider, Germaine Saisset-
Schneider, Germaine Saisset-, 1882-1942
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