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Film

Alan Schneider
Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Type
Experimental Films
Date
1965
Duration
22:01
Summary
A man goes to considerable lengths to avoid being seen. Beckett's first venture into the film medium is a one-character production without dialogue, based on Berkeley's theory Esse est percipi, or "to be is to be perceived."
Director
Alan Schneider
Production Company
Evergreen Theatre, Inc
Screenwriter
Samuel Beckett
Publisher
Milestone Films
Language
English
Notes
Public performance rights secured. Films can be screened on UVa-grounds to classes or other groups where no admission fees are charged.
Art director, Burr Smidt ; edited by Sidney Meyers ; director of photography, Boris Kaufman ; producer, Barney Rosset.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965.
Buster Keaton, Nell Harrison, James Karen, Susan Reed
Collection
Robertson Media Center Streaming Content
Terms of Use
The library may stream this digitized content to its students, staff, and faculty, as long as the content is password-protected and accessible only to students enrolled at the University of Virginia and to UVa faculty and staff. This license is valid until March 2020.