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Hilary Harris (I) (1929–1999)

Hilary Harris was born on December 9, 1929 in the USA as Hilary Tjader Harris. He is known for his work on Seawards the Great Ships (1961), 9 Variations on a Dance Theme (1966) and Organism (1975). He died on October 26, 1999 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »


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Known For

Seawards the Great Ships
Organism Director
Highway Director


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 1975 Organism (Short)
 1971 The Nuer (Documentary)
 1964 The Squeeze (Short)
 1961 Seawards the Great Ships (Documentary short)
 1958 Highway (Short)
 1956 Generation (Short)
 1951 Longhorn (Short)
 1950 Pastoral (Short)
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 1985 Ornette: Made in America (Documentary) (camera operator: 1983-4)
 1980 Cosmos (TV Mini-Series documentary) (special photography - 2 episodes)
- Harmony of the Worlds (1980) ... (special photography)
- One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue (1980) ... (special photography)
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 1982 Tides (Short)
 1961 Seawards the Great Ships (Documentary short) (uncredited)
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 1965 Inside America (TV Mini-Series) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- The Dynamic Eye (1965) ... (narrative script)
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 1961 Seawards the Great Ships (Documentary short) (uncredited)
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 1971 The Nuer (Documentary) (producer)
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 1969 NET Festival (TV Series documentary)
- The Film Generation on Dance (1969) ... Herself
 1965 Inside America (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Subject
- The Dynamic Eye (1965) ... Himself - Subject

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Experimental film maker and documentarist, who worked out of a studio in Greenwich Village during the 1960's and 70's. Also noted as a kinetic sculptor.

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