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Dulac, Germaine 1882-1942

Overview
Works: 127 works in 225 publications in 4 languages and 1,891 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  History  Exhibition catalogs  Drama  Experimental films  Silent films  Short films  Periodicals  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Director, Performer, Film editor, Artist
Classifications: PN1995.9.E96, 791.4375
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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 )
3 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 133 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 )
7 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 101 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 87 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 68 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 shorts [i.e. garde short] subjects from France ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in French and English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of early surreal and avant garde films made between 1914 and 1928 : La Folie du Dr. Tube (Abel Gance, 1914), Emak Bakia (Man Ray, 1927), La Souriante Madame Beudet (Germaine Dulac, 1922), Anemic Cinema (Marcel Duchamp, 1926), and Charleston (Jean Renoir, 1927)
La coquille et le clergyman by Germaine Dulac( Visual )
11 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 37 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
Germaine Dulac : drei Filme der französischen Stummfilm-Pionierin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 36 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
Smiling Madame Beudet ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 30 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
Life, death, time and commitment ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 18 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 coquille et le clergyman The sea shell and the clergyman by Germaine Dulac( Visual )
3 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film expérimental d'avant-garde d'inspiration surréaliste racontant le triomphe d'un clergyman amoureux d'une beauté romantique, sur son rival militaire, mais non de ses complexes obsessifs. Film marquant la transition entre le surréalisme dadaiste et le surréalisme freudien. Avec Alex Allin, Lucien Bataille, Genica Athanasiou
Retour de flamme by Louis Lumière( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avant garde ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 10 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
Retour de flamme by Georges Sadoul( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 9 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
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
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 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthology of surreal cinema ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Entracte: After a man is killed, his coffin takes on a life of it's own. After a long surrealistic chase, he climbs out of his coffin and makes everyone that was chasing his coffin disappear! -- 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. -- Ballet mecanique: An experimental film short from Cubist painter Fernand Léger containing a montage of images and rhythms that create a hallucinatory effect. Features the original soundtrack. -- Anemic cinema: An abstract and maybe nihilistic film short containing spiral forms merging into a rotating disc that's labelled with different messages
Schémas ( )
in French and held by 4 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
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