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Frame scan from Chilmark: A Florethel Film Fantasy via the Pacific Film Archive.

Identifier:

  • b18375621 (Source: UC Berkeley Library Web Catalog)

Date produced: 1927

Filmmaker(s):

Alexander Black

Languages:

English

Length:

1 reel (230 ft)

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

Pacific Film Archive list of titled amateur films

Description:

"Combines ancestral memory with reincarnation when the main character falls asleep, sees nymphs dancing in the same landscape hundreds of years in the past, and confronts his previous incarnation herding sheep and wearing fur." UC Berkeley Library.

Resources:

The film is discussed in the brochure "Alexander Black: Cinema Pioneer" from the Pacific Film Archive, Nov. 22, 2009.

This film was preserved and is held by the Pacific Film Archive.

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Repository:

Alexander Black Collection, UC Berkeley Art Musem and Pacific Film Archive

Screenings:

  • Screened on the program "Alexander Black: Cinema Pioneer" at the Pacific Film Archive on Nov. 22, 2009: Berkeley, CA