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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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Man (from East of Borneo (1931) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Woman (from East of Borneo (1931)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Man (from East of Borneo (1931) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Man (from East of Borneo (1931) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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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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Strangely haunting.
17 June 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An odd, dreamlike film cobbled together from bits and pieces of a 30s jungle-set melodrama (EAST OF BORNEO, I think) featuring the title actress. Like collage boxes that Cornell was famous for, it has a strangely haunting, yet elusive quality. Cornell strips away the original film's plot and dialogue, turning it into a fever-dream of hothouse exoticism, making even its obviously fake sets seem beautiful and mysterious.


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