Unseen Cinema 5: Picturing a Metropolis - New York City Unveiled

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Unseen Cinema 5: Picturing a Metropolis
New York City Unveiled

1899

PICTURING A METROPOLIS is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema.

Since the beginning of cinema, filmmakers have been infatuated with capturing on film dynamic...

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Directors
A.E. Weed, Al Brick, Bonney Powell, Charles Sheeler, Edwin S. Porter, Frederick Armitage, G.W. “Billy” Bitzer, Herman Weinberg, J.B. Smith, Jay Leyda, Lewis Jacobs, Looney Lens, Paul Strand, Robert Flaherty, Robert Florey, Robert K. Bonine, Rudy Burckhardt, Wallace McCutcheon
Features
Edwin Denby, Erna Bergman, John Becker, Joseph Cotton, Lillian Jacobs, Virginia Nicolson Welles

In This Series

Early Views (1899-1905) - 6 films
Early Views (1899-1905) - 6 films
Tricks of the Trade (1901-1905) - 4 films
Tricks of the Trade (1901-1905) - 4 films
Looney Lens Series: Split Skyscrapers / Tenth Avenue, NYC
Looney Lens Series: Split Skyscrapers / Tenth Avenue, NYC
Scenes from Ford Educational Weekly of Manhattan (c.1916-1927) - 4 films
Scenes from Ford Educational Weekly of Manhattan (c.1916-1927) - 4 films
Manhatta
Manhatta
Twenty-Four Dollar Island
Twenty-Four Dollar Island
Skyscraper Symphony
Skyscraper Symphony
Manhattan Medley
Manhattan Medley
A Bronx Morning
A Bronx Morning
Footnote to Fact
Footnote to Fact
“Seeing the World,” Part One - A Visit to New York, N.Y.
“Seeing the World,” Part One - A Visit to New York, N.Y.
The Pursuit of Happiness
The Pursuit of Happiness
Autumn Fire: A Film Poem
Autumn Fire: A Film Poem