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Calder's 1927 Great Circus
Calder's 1927 Great Circus
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CALDER'S 1927 GREAT CIRCUS

Le Grand Cirque Calder 1927

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Directed by Jean Painlevé
France, 1955
Short, Documentary

Synopsis

This documentary records a performance of the Cirque Calder, a famous miniature circus created by Alexander Calder in 1920s Paris. His friends, amongst them many twentieth-century art icons, sat on crates, while Calder, on the floor, manipulated his characters to fly through the air.

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Synopsis

This documentary records a performance of the Cirque Calder, a famous miniature circus created by Alexander Calder in 1920s Paris. His friends, amongst them many twentieth-century art icons, sat on crates, while Calder, on the floor, manipulated his characters to fly through the air.

Trailer