The Resource Dawson City : frozen time, Hypnotic Pictures and Picture Palace Pictures present in association with Arte France - La Lucarne ; in association with The Museum of Modern Art ; a film by Bill Morrison ; produced by Bill Morrison & Madeleine Molyneaux ; written, edited & directed by Bill Morrison, (DVD)

Dawson City : frozen time, Hypnotic Pictures and Picture Palace Pictures present in association with Arte France - La Lucarne ; in association with The Museum of Modern Art ; a film by Bill Morrison ; produced by Bill Morrison & Madeleine Molyneaux ; written, edited & directed by Bill Morrison, (DVD)

Label
Dawson City : frozen time
Title
Dawson City
Title remainder
frozen time
Statement of responsibility
Hypnotic Pictures and Picture Palace Pictures present in association with Arte France - La Lucarne ; in association with The Museum of Modern Art ; a film by Bill Morrison ; produced by Bill Morrison & Madeleine Molyneaux ; written, edited & directed by Bill Morrison
Title variation
Frozen time
Contributor
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"This meditation on cinema's past from Decasia director Bill Morrison pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection of 533 nitrate film prints from the early 1900s. Located just south of the Arctic Circle, Dawson City was settled in 1896 and became the center of the Canadian Gold Rush that brough 100,000 prospectors to the area. It was also the final stop for a distribution chain that sent prints and newsreels to the Yukon. The films were seldom, if ever, returned. The now-famous Dawson City Collection was uncovered in 1978 when a bulldozer working its way through a parking lot dug up a horde of film cans. Morrison draws on these permafrost-protected, rare silent films and newsreels, pairing them with archival footage, interviews, historical photographs, and an enigmatic score by Sigur Ros collaborator and composer Alex Somers. Dawson City : Frozen Time depicts the unique history of this Canadian Gold Rush town by chronicling the life cycle of a singular film collection through its exile, burial, rediscovery, and salvation"--Container
Cataloging source
SUC
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Editor, Bill Morrison ; music, Alex Somers
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1993.5.A1
LC item number
D39 2017
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PerformerNote
Kathy Jones-Gates, Michael Gates, Sam Kula, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo
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  • 1965 November 17-
  • 1962-
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  • Morrison, Bill
  • Molyneaux, Madeleine
  • Somers, Alex
  • Jones-Gates, Kathy
  • Gates, Michael
  • Kula, Sam
  • Russo, Christopher
  • Weschler, Lawrence
  • Zambenedetti, Alberto
  • Hypnotic Pictures (Firm)
  • Picture Palace Pictures
  • ARTE France
  • Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
Runtime
120
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  • Motion pictures
  • Silent films
  • Motion picture film collections
  • Motion pictures
  • Dawson (Yukon)
  • Motion picture film
Technique
live action
Label
Dawson City : frozen time, Hypnotic Pictures and Picture Palace Pictures present in association with Arte France - La Lucarne ; in association with The Museum of Modern Art ; a film by Bill Morrison ; produced by Bill Morrison & Madeleine Molyneaux ; written, edited & directed by Bill Morrison, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2016
  • Special features: Interview with filmmaker Bill Morrison; original Dawson City film reels; postscript; trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet (22 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1003051983
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329225469
Other physical details
silent and sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
K22546
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1003051983
System details
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 (English); Dolby Digital 2.0 (English)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dawson City : frozen time, Hypnotic Pictures and Picture Palace Pictures present in association with Arte France - La Lucarne ; in association with The Museum of Modern Art ; a film by Bill Morrison ; produced by Bill Morrison & Madeleine Molyneaux ; written, edited & directed by Bill Morrison, (DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2016
  • Special features: Interview with filmmaker Bill Morrison; original Dawson City film reels; postscript; trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet (22 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1003051983
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329225469
Other physical details
silent and sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
K22546
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1003051983
System details
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 (English); Dolby Digital 2.0 (English)
Video recording format
DVD

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