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Still image from Two Paper Cups.

Date produced: 1951

Production credits:

Languages:

English

Length:

400 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

ACL Ten Best 1951

Description:

"Under the able direction of Kenneth E. Carrier, ACL, a production unit of the Grand Rapids Amateur Movie Club has produced an engrossing film drama based on a short-short story from a Billy Rose column. Two Paper Cups begins as if it would tell the familiar tale of a bored husband plotting the murder of his wife for the love of that "other woman." But a double switch at the plot's end saves the life of the married woman and, with irony but without need, takes the life of the husband. Top notch photography, expert staging and lighting, good acting and skillful editing make this photoplay an outstanding example of cooperative filming at its best." Movie Makers, Dec. 1951, 410.

Resources:

The club's Ten Best - Honorable Mention is reported on in the Detroit Free Press, December 15, 1951, 12.

This film is a part of G.R.A.M.C. film library, held by Jack Baty. See Films of the Grand Rapids Amateur Movie Club.

Club Affiliation:

Grand Rapids Amateur Movie Club

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Repository:

Private Collection

Screenings:

  • Screened by the Metropolitan Motion Picture Club in 1952, New York City, N.Y.
  • Screened by the Amateur Cinema Club of Buffalo in 1952, Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Screened by the San Jose Movie Club in 1953, San Jose, CA

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