Re: Dog Star Man and L. L. Bean & LEVI'S

From: Fred Camper (email suppressed)
Date: Sat Dec 19 2009 - 22:12:22 PST

Quoting Gail Silva <email suppressed>:

> If it is the one I'm thinking of, it is not Burroughs but rather Walt
> Whitman.

The commercial can be seen at

The Whitman poem quoted in part on the sound track is at

The text scratched on film look has been used in commercials for
decades, and I have seen scratching that is much more "scratchy" than
this, that has the Brakhage frame-at-a-time look. Additionally, music
videos have been ripping off avant-garde film iconography almost from
their beginning.

Fred Camper

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