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The Seafarers (1953)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Short | 15 October 1953 (USA)
Stanley Kubrick's first film made in color, lost for over forty years. The documentary extols the benefits of membership to the Seafarers International Union.

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Stanley Kubrick's first feature made in color. Lost for over 40 years! The documentary extols the benefits of membership to the Seafarers International Union. Written by Alexander Pietrzak <lejackal@aol.com>

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Although often referred to as a "documentary", this is actually a promotional film, made for the Seafarers International Union. See more »

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A Grand Film Indeed!
12 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Stanley Kubrick directed this documentary when he was in his early 20's. Its nicely shot and the colors look tremendous; like its Technicolor. The video I saw was remastered. It looked great. Well worth getting. The direction is great and really shows Kubrick's vast potential. Fascinating! Kubrick is awesome.


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