Re: Christmas On Earth script

From: James Kreul (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Jan 26 2007 - 11:48:18 PST

A transfer of Mark's original tape is one of the options on the CDs that are
now distributed with the film. There are other options including music that
would have been more likely for the early 1960s, and a version that includes
radio ads from the period.

James Kreul
University of North Carolina Wilmington
email suppressed

On 1/26/07 4:44 AM, "Mark Webber" <email suppressed> wrote:

> ok, ok, i hold up my hands ... i was the one who made the tape that the coop
> provides with CHRISTMAS ON EARTH. given that today's radio isn't what it
> used to be, i made the compilation for screenings i've done of the film,
> using music of that era, which may or may not have been in the air at the
> time.
> mark
>> Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 01:46:39 -0500
>> From: owen <email suppressed>
>> Subject: Re: Christmas On Earth script
>> The question was regarding "Christmas on Earth" - Rubin's seminal
>> (pun intended) dual projector work - not "Christmas on Earth
>> Continued" , which was never produced.
>> The instructions for projection and sound accompaniment are included
>> with the rental from Filmmakers coop. Someone at the coop made a tape
>> - which approximates what may have been heard on AM radio in the
>> early 60's - that is included with rentals. The film was made in
>> 1963. Live music was played at least once as accompaniment when the
>> Velvet Underground jammed with the film. Colored gels are included
>> with the film and are to be placed in front of the lenses while
>> projecting. Chance played a large roll in Rubin's aesthetic
>> sensibilities and thus I think one can play any damn thing one wants
>> to along with the film.
>> Owen Plotkin
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