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Production still of Heloise and Abelard in Abelard Before a Mirror. (courtesy Stan Fox)

Identifier:

  • AAAA0125 (Source: http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/abelard-before-mirror-footage [video ref copy])

Date produced: 1949

Filmmaker(s):

Stanley Fox

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Languages:

English

Length:

7 min

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

BC Archives list of titled amateur films.

Description:

"Unedited assembly of takes (some with slates) from Fox's unfinished film, intended as a symbolic rendition of the story of Abelard (d. 1142) and Heloise (d. 1164). Uses masked actors, expressionistic lighting and movement, and visual metaphors suggestive of various emotions." (British Columbia Archives)

Resources:

"Item AAAA0125 - [Abelard before a mirror] : [footage]." Stanley Fox fonds, British Columbia Archives.

Locations:

  • Vancouver, BC (Filming)

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Private collection