Jack Smith

No President (1967-70) 16mm, b/w, 45 min

Genre: Experimental

Note: Sound on CD. Smith's third feature film was originally titled "The Kidnapping of Wendell Willkie by the Love Bandit," in reaction to the 1968 Presidential Campaign. Willkie was a liberal Republican who ran against FDR in the 1940's. It mixes B&W footage of Smith's creatures with old campaign footage of Willkie. The climax of the work appears to be the "auctioning" of the presidential candidate at the convention. Brand new distribution print courtesy of Gladstone Gallery.

16mm Rental: $200.00

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