NY, NY: A Day in NY (1957)

From the UBUWEB feed of plenty I just happened upon this short film by Francis Thompson, which might be what The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) would have looked like if it was filmed in Manhattan in 1957. Or, as the UBUWEB editors describe it:

This 1957 color film by Francis Thompson turns everyday street life into a surreal kaleidoscope, distorting, fracturing, and multiplying familiar images into a truly original visual experience. (15 min.)

It is a wild film and images likes the samplings below which quickly burn themselves onto the imagination.




Download NY, NY: A Day in NY (1957)

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.