Re: Gary Beydler films now at Canyon

From: Mark Toscano (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Apr 16 2009 - 08:55:15 PDT

Unfortunately, Gary trashed the vellum drawing of the pier. He told me this and that he trashed all the Pasadena Freeway Stills stills in the same phone call, and MAN was I bummed.

I'll ask him if he has any photos of the installation, though.


--- On Thu, 4/16/09, Jeff Daniel Silva <email suppressed> wrote:

> From: Jeff Daniel Silva <email suppressed>
> Subject: Re: [FRAMEWORKS] Gary Beydler films now at Canyon
> To: email suppressed
> Date: Thursday, April 16, 2009, 5:26 AM
> Hi Mark,
> This is great news.  I look forward to brining
> them both to Boston.  I am also curious, is there a
> photograph or scan of Gary's Venice pier drawing?  I
> would love to see that.
> Jeff
> Jeff
> Daniel Silva Filmmaker :
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> On Apr 16, 2009, at 3:19 AM, Mark Toscano
> wrote:
> Howdy
> folks - 
> Just
> wanted to let everyone here know that two of Gary
> Beydler's incredible films (Pasadena Freeway Stills and
> Venice Pier) are now available for rental from Canyon Cinema
> in new prints from the recent restorations we did at the
> Academy. 
> Colorlab in Maryland did an excellent job on both of
> these, and they look great:
> I'm
> predicting we'll have the rest of Gary's very modest
> filmography restored within a year or so, and Gary is
> planning to make new prints for Canyon of each one as
> they're finished.
> Next
> up for restoration work will probably be Mirror and Hand
> Held Day (both 1974), probably by the end of this year.  After that,
> there'll be Los Ojos (1974) and Glass Face (1975), and
> possibly some early Super 8 sketch pieces, if Gary feels
> like they should go into distribution.  
> Any
> questions, shoot 'em my way!  
> And
> personally, I would really recommend the bold among you to
> please take a chance on Venice Pier, even though it's
> one of Gary's lesser-known films.  It's quite
> moving and I can't imagine you'll be
> disappointed. 
> It really needs to get out there and be seen, so give
> it a shot!
> Thanks
> for reading,
> Mark
> T
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