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Rose Hobart (1936)

Unrated | | Short | December 1936 (USA)
Footage selected from 'East of Borneo' and other films is arranged and edited so as to highlight actress Rose Hobart.

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Footage selected from 'East of Borneo' and other films is arranged and edited so as to highlight actress Rose Hobart.

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One of the 50 films in the 4-disk boxed DVD set called "Treasures from American Film Archives (2000)", compiled by the National Film Preservation Foundation from 18 American film archives. This film was preserved by Anthology Film Archive. See more »

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Edited from East of Borneo (1931) See more »

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Absolutely dreadful and hardly art.
4 March 2003 | by (Pine Grove, California) – See all my reviews

I hate to pan a film that has been selected for placement on the National Film Registry, and I must confess my distaste for avant-garde films in general, which perhaps biased me towards a pan. But I got nothing from this film and couldn't wait for it to end. What did Joseph Cornell do merit any praise? None of the images were his. He re-edited portions of the film East of Borneo (1931) destroying any semblance of story. He projected it through blue-tinted glass. And he selected some samba music as background, again not his (although it's the best part of the movie). The result is a mishmash of meaningless images unconnected to itself or to the music. As bad as the movie East of Borneo was, I'd rather watch it than sit through this one again.


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