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Galerie Chalette records, 1916-1999, bulk 1939-1994

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Series 8: Motion Picture Film, Audio, and Video Recordings , circa 1950s-1995
4.3 Linear feet
Boxes 21-23, FC 29-42

This series contains sound and video recordings and motion picture film 58 film reels, 7 video recordings, and 61 audio recordings of broadcasts, lectures, interviews, exhibitions and personal travels. The bulk of this series is from the 2005 collection addition and is minimally processed.
The series is arranged as 2 subseries:
  • Subseries 8.1: Audio Recordings, 1964-1994
  • Subseries 8.2: Film and Video Recordings, circa 1950s-1995
8.1: Audio Recordings, 1964-1994
This subseries contains 61 sound recordings, including 12 sound tape reels (1/4"), 42 sound cassettes, 4 microcassettes, and 3 1/4" minifon sound cassettes. Recordings are of broadcasts, lectures, interviews, and readings related to artists, exhibits, and Madeleine Lejwa's travels. The folder titles are based on the labeling of the recorded media. There are no transcripts of the audio recordings. This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject or last name. The cassette tapes are filed together in the box container.
Description Container
Anatolia Trip, undated
1 Sound cassettes (microcassette)
21
Jean Arp
Marguerite Arp Guggenheim Speech, 1968
1 Sound tape reel
21
John Gilbert, undated
2 Sound tape reels
21
Julie Copeland with Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, Arp Exhibit, undated
1 Sound tape reel
21
Installation at NYU Gould Plaza, 1987 October 26
5 Sound cassettes
21
Interviews with Madeleine Lejwa, 1977-1982
4 Sound cassettes
21
Poetry Reading, circa 1970s-1980s
7 Sound cassettes
21
"Project for Aubette", circa 1970s
2 Sound tape reels
21
Public Lecture by Madeleine Lejwa, 1977 July 13
4 Sound cassettes
21
Bill, Jerusalem, undated
1 Sound cassettes (microcassette)
21
Max Bill, Jerusalem Installation, undated
1 Sound cassette
21
Compilation tape of "Chronicle of the Dead" (1946), Review of "Experiment E" by Peter Lind (1949), and Dr. Arthur Lejwa's "The Doctor Discovers" (1945), 1994
4 Sound cassettes
21
Dada Recordings, undated
1 Sound cassette
21
Dadaists Kurt Schwitters, Raoul Hausmann, undated
3 Sound cassettes
21
Fangor Review of Show, undated
1 Sound tape reel
21
Feigel and Vacossin, "Sog der Wellen", undated
1 Sound cassette
21
Hong Kong, China trip, 1987
1 Sound cassette
21
Interview with Burgoyne Diller and Bill Seitz, by Irving Sandler, undated
1 Sound tape reel
21
Interview with Marcel Duchamp, by Richard Hamilton, 1975
2 Sound cassettes
21
Interview with Lebenstein, undated
1 Sound tape reel
21
Interview with Gabrielle Picabia, Paris France, 1978
1 Sound cassette
21
Israel Epstein, Beijing, 1987
2 Sound cassettes
21
Lecture by Ira Spear, "Aboard the Argonaut", 1982
2 Sound cassettes
21
Arthur Lejwa and Leon (Chalette) Voice, undated
1 Sound tape reel
21
"Les Mains Regardent" Catalogue, Centre Pompidou, undated
1 Sound cassette
21
Kyoto, 1987
1 Sound cassette
21
"Our Visit to Israel", undated
1 Sound cassette
21
Tokyo Synagogue, Shanghai, 1987
1 Sound cassette
21
Unlabeled Tapes, circa 1960s
3 Sound cassettes
21
Vasalery Exhibit, 1964
1 Sound tape reel
21
Washington, 1991 February 22
2 Sound cassettes (microcassette)
21
8.2: Film and Video Recordings, circa 1950s-1995
This subseries contains motion picture film and video recordings related to artists, exhibits, installations, travel, as well as Madeleine Lejwa's personal interests. The subseries also includes a French film made for television, "Jean Arp or the Enigmatic Swimmer," circa 1966, along with a film script and translation of the film. The folder titles are based on the labeling of the original film boxes.
Description Container
Jean Arp
"Jean Arp or the Enigmatic Swimmer", circa 1966
1 Film reel
16 mm ; 2000 feet
Includes film script. Motion picture film stored separately in film can numbered FC 29
22
1
Exhibit at Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972
1 Film reel
silent
Super 8 mm ; 400 feet
Motion picture film stored separately in film can numbered FC 30
22
2
Miscellaneous, 1976
3 Film reels
sound on film
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet each
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23
22
3
"Project for Aubette", circa 1970s
2 Film reels
sound on film
Super 8 mm ; 400 feet and 250 feet
Motion picture film stored separately in film cans numbered FC 31-32
22
4
San Francisco, circa 1970s
3 Film reels
sound on film
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet each
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23
22
5
Sculptures and Arp Installation, circa 1970s
1 Film reel
silent
Super 8 mm ; 300 feet
Motion picture film stored separately in film can numbered FC 33
22
6
Sightseeing with Marguerite, 1971
1 Film reel
silent
Super 8 mm ; 250 feet
Motion picture film stored separately in film can numbered FC 34
22
7
Australia, circa 1970s
2 Film reels
sound on film
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23
22
8
Israel, 1967-1975
1 Film reel
silent
Super 8 mm ; 200 feet
9 Film reels
5 reels silent, 4 reels sound on film
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet each
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23 and film can number FC 35
22
9
Berlin and Jerusalem, 1975
2 Film reels
silent
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet each
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23
22
22
10
Kennedy Center Award, Alvin Nicolais (Alwin Nikolais), 1988
2 Videocassettes (VHS)
22
11
Mendon Studios, undated
2 Film reels
silent
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet each
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23
22
12
Unidentified Exhibitions, circa 1950s-1970s
3 Film reels
1 silent, 2 sound on film
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet each
1 Film reel
silent
Super 8 mm ; 300 feet
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23 and film can number FC 36
22
13
Home Movies, 1971, 1979
1 Film reel
sound on film
Super 8 mm ; 60 feet
2 Film reels
silent
16 mm ; 100 feet each
2 Film reels
silent
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet each
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23 and film cans numbered FC 37-39
22
14-15
Museums and Exhibits, undated
5 Film reels
1 silent, 4 sound on film
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet each
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23
22
16-17
Rabin Funeral, 1995
3 Videocassettes (VHS)
22
18
Rickey, circa 1970s
1 Film reel
silent
Super 8 mm ; 150 feet
Motion picture film stored separately in film can numbered FC 40
22
19
Sound Test Reels, undated
1 Film reel
sound on film
Super 8 mm ; 150 feet
4 Film reels
sound on film
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet each
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23 and film can numbered FC 41
22
20
Steven Solarz on Eyewitness News, November 1992
2 Videocassettes (VHS)
22
21
Vasarely, circa 1970s
1 Film reel
silent
Super 8 mm ; 150 feet
5 Film reels
sound on film
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet each
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23 and film can numbered FC 42
22
22
Venice Bienale, 1968
3 Film reels
silent
Super 8 mm ; 50 feet each
Motion picture film stored separately in Box 23
22
25
Shoebox with film from Box 22, folders 3, 5, 8-10, 12-17, 20, 22-23
23
Film Reels from Box 22, folders 1-2, 4, 6-7, 9, 13-15, 19, 20, 22
FC 29
FC 30
FC 31
FC 32
FC 33
FC 34
FC 35
FC 36
FC 37
FC 38
FC 39
FC 40
FC 41
FC 42

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