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Cosmic Ray (1962)

Experimental short uses Ray Charles' "What'd I Say" as accompaniment to constantly shifting collage of female nude, cartoons, and newsreels of atomic bomb explosions.

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Bruce Conner
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Experimental short uses Ray Charles' "What'd I Say" as accompaniment to constantly shifting collage of female nude, cartoons, and newsreels of atomic bomb explosions.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1969 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Космический луч See more »

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| (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

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Mono
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What'd I Say
Written by Ray Charles (uncredited)
Written by Ray Charles
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Certainly Moves Along
29 April 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Up until a few minutes ago, I had not heard of Bruce Connor. Now I have watched "A Movie" and "Cosmic Ray." Both are montages which use stock footage. This one incorporates nude women, dancing and bomb explosions. It moves lightning fast and must have been a real tour de force to put together. I'm not sure how great a movie it is, but it certainly lets future filmmakers know what a camera and intense editing can do. The point? I don't know. I do like that Ray Charles song.


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