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Flick Out; Brandeis II


Produced by Henry Morgenthau, directed by Douglas Smith.

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Flick Out
Brandeis II
Series Description

Originally aired on May 22, 1968 as a four and a half hour marathon showcasing young filmmakers. Hosted by Standish Lawder, Yale University film professor, “Flick Out” gave viewers the chance to watch some of the most creative films being produced at that time. It included short documentaries, film essays, animated cartoons and full-length features that illuminated the art of film.

Beginning in July 1968, “Flickout” became a weekly half-hour series, produced by Henry Morgenthau, showing experimental films from both new, young filmmakers, and established craftsmen. Whenever possible Morgenthau interviews the filmmaker whose work is being shown. Series release date: 5/22/1968

Program Description

Program is comprised of three films. First film is "Burnt Toast" by Vanya Franck, done as a student project at Brandeis University. In-studio discussion follows with Morgenthau, castmember Howland Chamberlain and Michael Schaffer of the Film Department at Brandeis. Second film is Michael Schaffer"s "On The River" shot along the Charles River in Cambridge. The final film is Henry English's "You See What I'm Trying To Say?: A Study Of Marion Brown" (jazz saxophonist). 1969.



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Broadcast program

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Film and Television
Morgenthau III, Henry (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Flick Out; Brandeis II,” 11/12/1969, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2BD6EBE1FA7A4BE0B35A630D1E66BEA5.
MLA: “Flick Out; Brandeis II.” 11/12/1969. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2BD6EBE1FA7A4BE0B35A630D1E66BEA5>.
APA: Flick Out; Brandeis II. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2BD6EBE1FA7A4BE0B35A630D1E66BEA5
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