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The Resource The ossuary : and other tales, Jan Svankmajer, (videorecording)

The ossuary : and other tales, Jan Svankmajer, (videorecording)

Label
The ossuary : and other tales
Title
The ossuary
Title remainder
and other tales
Statement of responsibility
Jan Svankmajer
Title variation
Ossuary & other tales
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • cze
  • cze
  • eng
  • cze
Summary
The last trick: two magicians compete attempt to out-do each other in an escalating competition ; Don Juan: chronicles the life of the title character ; The garden: a man visits a friend in his garden and discovers some unusual practices ; Historia naturae: a study of various animal species ; Johann Sebastian Bach: an array of visual images accompany a pianist playing a piece by Bach ; The ossuary: a journey around the Sedlec Ossuary, a monument made of the skeletons of thousands of Black Death victims ; The Otrants Castle: a documentary-style story of a castle ; Darkness light darkness: the component parts of a human body go about reconstructing themselves into a whole ; Manly games: a spectator becomes drawn into an especially violent game of football
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
ILO
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
In Czech with English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.E96
LC item number
O87 2006
PerformerNote
Voices: Frantisek Filipovský, Jirí Hálek, Ludek Kopriva, Míla Myslíková, Milos Frýba, Jaroslav Vozáb
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1685-1750
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Švankmajer, Jan
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • KimStim, Inc
Runtime
127
Series statement
KimStim collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magicians
  • Don Juan (Legendary character)
  • Don Juan films
  • Gardens
  • Black Death
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
  • Castles
  • Soccer
  • Sports spectators
  • Violence
  • Surrealism in motion pictures
Technique
animation
Label
The ossuary : and other tales, Jan Svankmajer, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A collection of short films produced 1964-1989
Color
mixed
Contents
Poslední trik pana Schwarcewalldea a pana Edgara = The last trick (1964, 11 min.) -- Don Sanche = Don Juan (1970, 31 min.) -- Zahrada = The garden (1968, 19 min.) -- Historia naturae, suita = Historia naturae (1967, 9 min.) -- Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia G-moll = Johann Sebastian Bach (1965, 10 min.) -- Kostnice = The ossuary (1970, 10 min.) -- Otrantský zámek = The Otrants Castle (1973-1979, 17 min.) -- Tma/Svetlo/Tma = Darkness light darkness (1989, 8 min.) -- Muzné hry = Manly games (1988, 12 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
698452204130
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
KS2041
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71643860
  • 2268083
  • (OCoLC)ocm71643860
  • 2268083
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The ossuary : and other tales, Jan Svankmajer, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
A collection of short films produced 1964-1989
Color
mixed
Contents
Poslední trik pana Schwarcewalldea a pana Edgara = The last trick (1964, 11 min.) -- Don Sanche = Don Juan (1970, 31 min.) -- Zahrada = The garden (1968, 19 min.) -- Historia naturae, suita = Historia naturae (1967, 9 min.) -- Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia G-moll = Johann Sebastian Bach (1965, 10 min.) -- Kostnice = The ossuary (1970, 10 min.) -- Otrantský zámek = The Otrants Castle (1973-1979, 17 min.) -- Tma/Svetlo/Tma = Darkness light darkness (1989, 8 min.) -- Muzné hry = Manly games (1988, 12 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
698452204130
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
KS2041
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71643860
  • 2268083
  • (OCoLC)ocm71643860
  • 2268083
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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