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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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Don Hollenbeck ...
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Paul Hall ...
Himself - secretary treasurer, SIU Atlantic and Gulf District
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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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The film was "discovered" in 1973 by film scholar and filmmaker Frank P. Tomasulo, who arranged for a 16mm print of the documentary to be deposited in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress' Motion Picture Division. See more »

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Film on DVD 2008!
26 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The film The Seafarers will be released on DVD during the Fall of 2008. The DVD will contain bonus features and will be available through retailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Borders, Facets Multimedia, Netflix and Blockbuster. The film was considered lost for many decades and its going to great to finally see this unique title available to the general public. The bonus features on the DVD will include audio commentary and an interview with one of Kubrick's daughter's. Stanley Kubrick is most famous for the following films: Full Metal Jacket, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dr. Strangelove, A Clockwork Orange, Eyes Wide Shut, Paths of Glory, Spartacus, Lolita, The Shining, Barry Lyndon and The Killing.


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