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Rose Hobart (1936)

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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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Man (from East of Borneo (1931) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Rose Hobart ...
Woman (from East of Borneo (1931)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Noble Johnson ...
Man (from East of Borneo (1931) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Georges Renavent ...
Man (from East of Borneo (1931) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Lupita Tovar ...
Woman (from East of Borneo (1931)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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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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Filmmaker Joseph Cornell designed this film - edited from the film East of Borneo (1931) - to be shown at "silent speed", with music provided by phonograph records, and projected through a deep blue filter. See more »

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12 August 2011 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is one of 50 films from the DVD collection "Treasures from American Film Archives (2000)". It is perhaps the strangest film as I have no idea why the film maker decided to string together all these clips of the actress Rose Hobart and then use a blue filter on them. Was he some sort of obsessed maniac or was this meant as an art film? And whose decision was it to include the bizarre and rather intense musical score? Was the original film maker or the folks at the film archive or the people who compiled the films for the collection? All I know is that the film was awfully weird and not one that the average person would enjoy. Plus, many of the clips are in very rough shape--making viewing a less than pleasurable experience.


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