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Simonne Mareuil.
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Un chien Andalou
Also known as The Andalusian Dog in the USA : {Le chien Andalou}
(1928) French
B&W : Two reels
Mise en scène de (directed by) Louis Bunuel (Luis Buñuel)

Cast: Simonne Mareuil [the woman], Pierre Batchef [the man]; Jaime Miravilles, Salvador Dali, Luis Buñuel [smoking man with razor]

Luis Buñuel-Salvador Dali production. / D’après un scénario de (scenario by) Salvador Dali and Louis Bunuel (Luis Buñuel). Art direction by Pierre Schilzneck. Prise de vues (cinematography by) Duverger (Albert Duverger). Edited by Luis Buñuel. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Silent film.

Experimental: Avant-garde.

Survival status: Prints exist in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Accidents (Car) - Animals: Donkeys - Avant-garde - Boxes - Canes - Clocks (Wristwatches) - Crowds - Death: Murder - France: Paris - Hands (Severed) - Lust - Mobs - Musical instruments: Pianos - Mutilation - Nudity - Priests - Razors - Sexual repression - Street scenes - Tobacco: Cigarettes -Water - Weapons: Guns

Listing updated: 6 March 2011.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Baer-Film p. 8; Bardèche-History p. 238; Bohn-Light pp. xxv, 163, 290; Leish-Cinema pp. 37, 39; Shipman-Cinema p. 101; Sinyard-Silent pp. 168, 169 : Website-GEH.

Home video: DVD.

 
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