Images from Ballet Mechanique (1923-24)

Ballet Mechanique (1923-24) by Fernand Léger and Dudley Murphy is a Dadaist post-Cubist art film. The film has undergone a 2K digital restoration from 35mm for the Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Film 1920-1970 Blu-ray/DVD collection with music by George Antheil from original 1924-25 score adapted and arranged by Paul D. Lehrman and remixed by Gustavo Matamoros. Below are some striking stills from this experimental masterpiece. Click on an image to enlarge.

All photos credit © 2014 Bruce Posner All rights reserved.

All photos credit © 2014 Bruce Posner All rights reserved.

Ballet Mechanique (1923-24) is part of the Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Film 1920-1970 Blu-ray/DVD collection. Now available for pre-order.

 

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11.8.2015
 

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