Film Culture Vol. 1, No. 4. Jonas Mekas, ed.

Film Culture Vol. 1, No. 4

New York: Film Culture, 1955. First edition. 4to, saddle-stapled wraps.

A rare early issue of the long-running publication, not just the most important film journal in America during the post-war period, but a periodical that would also incorporate related arts into it's scope, especially with those issues which were designed by artists associated with Fluxus, pop, and other avant-garde movements.

This issue includes an interview with Boris Kaufman, Jay Leda on James Agee, "The Contemporary West German Film as a Social Symptom by Enno Patalas, Lotte H. Eisner on Cannes, "New Tendencies in Composing for Motion Pictures" by George Anthiel, "James Agee as Film Critic" by Donald Phelps, Eugenio Hintz on Film in Uruguay, José Clemente on Film in Spain, "Coffee, Brandy, & Cigars" by Herman G. Weinberg, and other material.

Pages toned, with a couple light creases to wraps and a slight stain to back cover. Very good. Early issues such as this are scarce. Item #25999

Price: $75.00

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