Pip Chodorov's Dad...

From: Steve Polta (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Aug 31 2008 - 19:21:21 PDT

Pip: I'm curious now. What is this television program? Where was it produced? What other filmmakers were on there...?

Steve Polta

--- On Sun, 8/31/08, Pip Chodorov <email suppressed> wrote:

> From: Pip Chodorov <email suppressed>
> Subject: Re: Venice Pier by Gary Beydler
> To: email suppressed
> Date: Sunday, August 31, 2008, 2:56 PM
> Mark, your story reminds me of how I tracked down Gary
> Beydler many years ago.
> I knew Pasadena Freeway Stills (there was a print at the
> University
> of Rochester), but didn't know how to reach Gary. I
> came across a
> print at the Donnell library in New York, and
> "Freude" was written on
> the can. I knew about Freude Bartlett through a TV show my
> dad wrote
> and produced in the 60s, for which he often invited
> filmmakers, and
> he had an old phone number for her. I called her out of the
> blue, and
> from her got a number for Gary. This was a few years before
> FrameWorks. He was happy to put Pasadena and Hand Held Day
> into
> distribution at Light Cone, where they have been rented
> often over
> the years. I have not been in touch with him since then.
> Say hi for
> me!
> -Pip
> At 12:55 -0700 31/08/08, Mark Toscano wrote:
> >Amazingly, the only reason I have ANYTHING on Los Ojos
> (I have one
> >good print) is that a guy had found a reel of three of
> Gary's films
> >in a flea market in (I think) Atlanta 25 years ago, and
> bought it,
> >having no idea who he was or what the films were. He
> watched the
> >films and really loved them, and shared them with
> friends over the
> >years. Just a year or two ago, he came across a
> frameworks posting
> >in which I was trying to track down prints, he got in
> touch with me,
> >and sent me the reel, for which I'm extremely
> grateful. (Gary has
> >no idea how this could've gotten to a flea market.)
> __________________________________________________________________
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> <email suppressed>.


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