A poet of the poet, filmmaker, editor, and avant-gardism Charles Henri Ford.
"[This] glimpse of a close-knit, trans-Atlantic salon elite morphing over several decades is absorbing for the links revealed between each modernist epoch. Wealth of archived materials on tap (not least Ford's own portrait photography) makes near-mythic cultural figures and events seem teasingly immediate. Especially intriguing is an extended section about the elaborate 'Paper Ball' Tschelitchew devised for a Hartford, Conn., museum in 1936, as it suggests multimedia 'happenings' were hardly a 1960s invention." -Variety
"A superb film, filled with witty glimpses of the illustrious..." -LA Times
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James Dowell John Kolomvakiscolor, sound, 73 minRental format: DVD NTSC