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Still image from Uranus in Movie Makers, Dec. 1951, 393.

Date produced: 1951

Filmmaker(s):

Jack E. Gieck

Duration:

00:05:00

Languages:

English

Length:

250 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Sound Notes:

Optical

Sound:

Sound on film.

Awards/Recognition:

ACL Ten Best 1951 - Honorable Mention

Description:

"Jack E. Gieck's film is a fanciful abstract study delineating the aspect and activity of the planet Uranus. In it he has wisely kept his footage brief. His lighting effects on models of the mountains and the color patterns of liquids reflect an imaginative concept. A rather too soft focus toward the end of Uranus is somewhat unexplainable, but his choice of an excellent musical score contributes to a fascinating creative experiment." Movie Makers, Dec. 1951, 412.

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Repository:

Private Collection

Screenings:

  • Screened on the program "Artist, Amateurs and Abstraction: Mid-Century American Cinema" at the Speed Art Museum in 2018, Louisville, KY

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