Film, Video Eaux d'artifice Artificial waters / Water works

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Title
Eaux d'artifice
Other Title
Artificial waters
Water works
Summary
A poetic fantasy that follows a mysterious masked woman clothed in 18th-century dress as she walks along the paths in the Villa d'Este gardens among the fountains in the moonlight, finally becoming one with the water. Music from Vivaldi's Four seasons is played in the background.
Contributor Names
Anger, Kenneth, filmmaker.
Salvatorelli, Carmilla, cast.
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741.
Created / Published
United States : Kenneth Anger, 1953 ; United States : Creative Film Society, Film-makers' Distribution Center, Film-makers' Cooperative.
Subject Headings
-  Water
Genre
Experimental films
Fantasy films
Short films
Notes
-  English translation title from video artist Chris Meigh-Andrews' website (http://www.meigh-andrews.com External). Alternate English translation title from Western Connecticut State University WWW site, Hugh McCarney's Film and video art page (http://people.wcsu.edu/mccarneyh/fva/navigate/FVAFrames.html External).
-  Carmilla Salvatorelli.
-  Camera assistant, Thad Lovett ; music, Antonio Vivaldi.
-  Filmed in the Villa D'Este Gardens of Tivoli, Italy.
-  Theatrical projection print was also exhibited on the National Film Preservation Tour.
-  This film was selected for the National Film Registry.
-  Partially viewed.
-  Sources used: Renan, S. An introduction to the American underground film, p. 108; Curtis, D. Experimental cinema, p. 64; Eagan, D., America's film legacy, p. 48; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed March 23, 2018.
-  Renumbered: CSA 0067 to FSB 9601.
Medium
theatrical projection print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 13 min., ca. 450 ft.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FSB 9601 (theatrical projection print)
Source Collection
Anger (Kenneth) Collection (Library of Congress)
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.01912946
Library of Congress Control Number
94501943
Online Format
image
video
Description
A poetic fantasy that follows a mysterious masked woman clothed in 18th-century dress as she walks along the paths in the Villa d'Este gardens among the fountains in the moonlight, finally becoming one with the water. Music from Vivaldi's Four seasons is played in the background.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/94501943
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Chicago citation style:

Anger, Kenneth, Filmmaker, Carmilla Salvatorelli, and Antonio Vivaldi. Eaux D'artifice. United States: Kenneth Anger, ; United States: Creative Film Society, Film-makers' Distribution Center, Film-makers' Cooperative, 1953. Video. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/94501943/.

APA citation style:

Anger, K., Salvatorelli, C. & Vivaldi, A. (1953) Eaux D'artifice. United States: Kenneth Anger, ; United States: Creative Film Society, Film-makers' Distribution Center, Film-makers' Cooperative. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/94501943/.

MLA citation style:

Anger, Kenneth, Filmmaker, Carmilla Salvatorelli, and Antonio Vivaldi. Eaux D'artifice. United States: Kenneth Anger, ; United States: Creative Film Society, Film-makers' Distribution Center, Film-makers' Cooperative, 1953. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/94501943/>.