Re: Robert Nelson films available again at Canyon Cinema

From: 40 Frames (email suppressed)
Date: Wed May 30 2007 - 23:37:53 PDT


Thanks Mark for all of your hard work in getting these films back in
circulation!

And thank you Mr. Nelson!

-Alain

> Howdy folks Ė
>
> Hope folks don't mind the pitch, but I just wanted to
> pass on the good news that Robert Nelson has fully
> consented to letting his films be returned to regular
> distribution, at Canyon Cinema, which he co-founded as
> a distributor back in 1966. Although the prints are
> still in the process of being added to Canyon, I think
> they should be ready to take bookings by next week (as
> soon as I get them the descriptions and whatnot).
> Nelsonís share of the money earned from rentals will
> go entirely to maintain the prints and make more of
> his films available.
>
> Canyon is at http://www.canyoncinema.com
> These are the films that will be available from them,
> at least for now:
>
> Plastic Haircut (1963)
> Oh Dem Watermelons (1965)
> Confessions of a Black Mother-Succuba (1965)
> The Off-Handed Jape (1967)
> Hot Leatherette (1967)
> The Awful Backlash (1967)
> War is Hell (1968)
> Bleu Shut (1970)
> Deep Westurn (1974)
> Hamlet Act (1982)
> Limitations (1988)
>
> Unfortunately, the following films will still have
> only limited availability directly from me, with new
> prints eventually going to Canyon when enough money is
> raised to pay for them:
> The Great Blondino (1967) (this one is the top
> priority for getting a new print made, hopefully it
> won't take too long)
> King David (1970/2003)
> More (1971/1998)
> Worldly Woman (1973)
> Special Warning (1974/1998)
> Rest in Pieces (1976/2003)
> Curious Native Customs (1985)
> Hauling Toto Big (1997)
>
> *
>
> Since Iím still going to be the caretaker of the
> films, if you have any questions about Nelson, his
> films, or more specific queries about renting or
> buying prints, feel free to email me anytime.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mark Toscano
>
> p.s. on a personal note, i hope people now take the
> opportunity to see Hamlet Act, ignored for many years,
> but really a brilliant work, and one of his best I
> think.

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