The Chelsea

The Chelsea

VHS, color and b/w, sound, 67 min
A video documentary exploring a particular fulcrum between art and society. THE CHELSEA combines music, paintings, passages of literature, interviews, and parties. New York City's Chelsea Hotel is an ...
Rental formats: DVD NTSC $75.00, VHS NTSC $75.00
Available for sale: DVD NTSC $75.00

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A video documentary exploring a particular fulcrum between art and society. THE CHELSEA combines music, paintings, passages of literature, interviews, and parties. New York City's Chelsea Hotel is an important traditional and sometimes notorious haven for artists. Conceived as an artists cooperative it has always been a home to creative people... Mark Twain lived here. Dylan Thomas died here. Arthur Miller moved out. Sid killed Nancy. And Arthur C. Clark wrote 2001: A Space Odyssey. Others who lived there throughout history: Sarah Bernhardt, William Burroughs, O. Henry, Thomas Wolfe, Virgil Thomson, Jane Fonda, Bette Davis, Janis Joplin, and Jimi Hendrix. "It's an experience a bit like peering through uncurtained windows at dusk. Chase puts this personal account together, not of fame or fortunes made or missed in the Chelsea, but of how creative people live together." – Karen Jaehne

Films

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    Four Films on Video:  Full Circle, Moon Gates, Circle II, And Tall Arches (Scultpure and Dance)
    Experimental

    Four Films on Video: Full Circle, Moon Gates, Circle II, And Tall Arches (Scultpure and Dance)
    Doris Chase

    video, color, sound, 30 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
    • Dance
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    Full Circle: The Work of Doris Chase
    Documentary
    Experimental

    Full Circle: The Work of Doris Chase
    Doris Chase

    color, sound, 15 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Circles I
    Experimental

    Circles I
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 6.75 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
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    Circles I Variation II
    Experimental

    Circles I Variation II
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 6.75 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
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    Circles II
    Experimental

    Circles II
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 14 min
    Rental formats: 16mm, Digital file
    • Arts / Artists
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    Circles II Variation II
    Experimental

    Circles II Variation II
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 8 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Sculpture on the Move
    Experimental

    Sculpture on the Move
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 8 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Philosophical
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    Squares
    Experimental

    Squares
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 7.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Cameraless / Handmade
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    Moon Gates III
    Experimental

    Moon Gates III
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 6 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Rocking Orange III
    Experimental

    Rocking Orange III
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 3.75 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Sculpture for Children
    Documentary
    Experimental

    Sculpture for Children
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Family
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    Tall Arches III
    Experimental

    Tall Arches III
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 6 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Dance 11
    Experimental

    Dance 11
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 7.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
    • Philosophical
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    Dance 7
    Documentary
    Experimental

    Dance 7
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 7.25 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Dance 9
    Experimental

    Dance 9
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    The Philadelphia Quartet
    Experimental

    The Philadelphia Quartet
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 6 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Music
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    Dance 5
    Experimental

    Dance 5
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 5.75 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Rocker
    Experimental

    Rocker
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 8.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Dance 10
    Experimental

    Dance 10
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 8 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Dance 3
    Experimental

    Dance 3
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 8.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    How Do You Feel?
    Experimental

    How Do You Feel?
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 7.25 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Dance
    • Music
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    Improvisation
    Animation
    Experimental

    Improvisation
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Dance Frame
    Experimental

    Dance Frame
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 7 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
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    The Doris Chase Dance Series with Gay Delanghe
    Experimental

    The Doris Chase Dance Series with Gay Delanghe
    Doris Chase

    VHS, color, sound, 29 min
    Rental format: VHS NTSC
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
    • Structural
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    Jazz Dance
    Experimental

    Jazz Dance
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 4 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Moon Redefined
    Experimental

    Moon Redefined
    Doris Chase

    16mm, black and white, sound, 5.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Landscape / Architecture
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    Conversation
    Experimental

    Conversation
    Doris Chase

    16mm, black and white, sound, 5.75 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
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    Electra Tries to Speak (Concept Series)
    Experimental

    Electra Tries to Speak (Concept Series)
    Doris Chase

    VHS, color, sound, 26 min
    Rental format: VHS NTSC
    • Literarature / Theater
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    Travels in the Combat Zone (Concept Series)

    Travels in the Combat Zone (Concept Series)
    Doris Chase

    VHS, color, sound, 28 min
    Rental format: VHS NTSC
    • Ethnographic
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    Doris Chase: Artist in Motion
    Experimental

    Doris Chase: Artist in Motion
    Doris Chase

    VHS, color, sound, 30 min
    Rental format: VHS NTSC
    • Arts / Artists
    • Biography / Autobiography