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Balch, Antony

Overview
Works: 35 works in 60 publications in 5 languages and 233 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Silent films  Short films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Animated films  Experimental films  Caricatures and cartoons  Monster films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Actor, Performer, Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Antony Balch
 
Most widely held works by Antony Balch
Towers open fire and other films( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 define it. Balch attempts to reinterpret Burroughs' writing as cinema
The final academy documents( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full DVD release of a Final academy show in Manchester, England, Oct. 4, 1982. Includes the two films Ghosts at no. 9 and Towers open fire, readings by William S. Burroughs, and a performance by John Giorno
Horror hospital( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A song writer and a young woman end up at the same hotel for a vacation. The "hotel" is actually a hospitl where a surgeon experiments on the inhabitants, making them zombies. Escape efforts are thwarted by Dr. Storm's guards and bloody encounters involve everyone
Thee films : 1950s--1960s( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
W.S. Burroughs, the cut-up films( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This DVD contains a series of short films of W.S. Burroughs, the result of his work with Brion Gysin, an experimental painter and novelist. They used the cut-up method for several artistic formations, including those in the cinematographic field
Häxan : ett kulturhistorisket föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Swedish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of dramatic vignettes to explore the scientific hypothesis that witches of the middle ages and turn-of-the-century psychiatric patients suffer from the same type of hysteria. It's a witches brew of the scary, the gross and the darkly humorous
Häxan : ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar by Benjamin Christensen( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Swedish docu-drama portrays witchcraft and Satanism in the Middle Ages
William S. Burroughs ; Brion Gysin ; and, Throbbing Gristle( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews met de Amerikaanse letterkundige William Seward Burroughs (1914- ), de Amerikaanse dichter/schilder Brion Gysin (1916- ), en de leden van de Engelse popgroep Throbbing Gristle
Towers open fire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three avant garde films. Towers open fire is a cinematic adaptation of William Burroughs' literary style. Film concerns a man who goes to considerable lengths to avoid being seen. La jetée is a science fiction love story that occurs after World War III
William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Ian Somerville thee films 1950's - 1960's by Antony Balch( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W. S. Burroughs cut-up films( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bizarre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Journey into the mind of the undead as a talking mummy guides us on a grand tour of the timeless "battle of the sexes" between man and woman"--Container
Three films, 1950's-1960's( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Some of these films have been unseen for 23 years. Others are more widely known. This is the first collection of all the films made by Antony Balch in collaboration with William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin and Ian Somerville. It includes footage from the Beat Hotel (Paris), from Tangier and New York. The last selection is one hour from a 5-hour films called Ghosts at No. 9 which uses cut-ups of films and superimpositions. Made available from the unique archives of Psychick Television
Tower open fire( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jetée by Chris Marker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three avant garde films. Towers open fire is a cinematic adaptation of William Burroughs' literary style. Film concerns a man who goes to considerable lengths to avoid being seen. La jetée is a science fiction love story that occurs after World War III
Bill & Tony( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THEE films 1950's - 1960's( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in German and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the films made by Antony Balch in collaboration with William Burroughs, Brion Gysin and Ian Sommerville. It includes footage from the Beat Hotel (Paris), from Tangier and New York. The last section is part of a five hour film, "Ghosts" which uses cut-ups of film and superimpositions
Destroy all rational thought : celebrating William Burroughs and Brion Gysin in Ireland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Previously unseen footage of William Burroughs at his home in Lawrence Kansas; the Master Musicians of Joujouka ... ; vintage footage of Burroughs and Gysin by their filmic collaborator Antony Balch ... ; music from Bill Laswell and Material, including new music inspired by the experimentation of William Burroughs and Brion Gysin. The Material tracks feature William Burroughs reading from The Western lands"--Box
Destroy all rational thought : celebrating William Burroughs and Brion Gysin in Dublin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Previously unseen footage of William Burroughs at his home in Lawrence, Kansas, the Master Musicians of Joujouka, Burroughs and Gysin by their filmic collaborator Antony Balch, music from Bill Laswell and Material, including new music inspired by the experimentation of William Burroughs and Brion Gysin. The Material tracks feature William Burroughs reading from The Western lands
Destroy all rational thought : celebrating William Burroughs and Brion Gysin at the Here To Go Show, Dublin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A celebration of Beat Generation influencers William Burroughs and Brion Gysin. Features one of Burroughs' last interviews, previously unseen footage of him in his prime, a collaboration of Joujouka and avant-garde Dublin musicians, and the fabled musicians of Joujouka, Morocco
 
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William S. Burroughs ; Brion Gysin ; and, Throbbing Gristle
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Antony Balch British film director

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