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Stan Fox in a shot from Glub, Royal BC Museum, YouTube

Identifier:

  • AAAA1656 (Source: http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/glub [video ref copy])

Date produced: 1947

Filmmaker(s):

Stanley Fox

Production credits:

Languages:

English

Length:

2 minutes, 34 seconds

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Sound:

Projected with musical accompaniment from disc -- excerpts from the third movement (Scherzo: Allegretto) of the Piano Quintet in G Minor (op. 57) by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Awards/Recognition:

BC Archives list of titled amateur films.

Description:

"Members of the National Film Society of Canada (Vancouver Branch) parody the early experimental works of American avant-garde filmmaker Maya Deren [to whom the film is dedicated]." (BC Archives)

The film is subtitled: "A conflict between two philosophies of time and space."

The film was shot in an area of sand dunes on Sea Island in Richmond, BC, near the location of Vancouver International Airport.

Resources:

"Item AAAA1656 - Glub." Stanley Fox fonds, British Columbia Archives.

A break on location for <em>Glub</em>, 1947. (courtesy Stan Fox)
Taking a break on location for Glub on Sea Island, 1947. Left to right: Moira Armour, Dorothy Burritt, Tom Baird, Rolph Blakstad, Maureen Balfe, Stanley Fox. (photo courtesy Stan Fox)

Locations:

  • Sea Island, BC (Filming)

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Club Affiliation:

National Film Society of Canada (Vancouver Branch)

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Repository:

Private collection

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