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Step Across the Border

Copyright Date:
1990

Copyright Holder:
Res Balzli and Cie Nadau

Air Date:
9/5/92 (WGBH Channel 2)

Materials Date:
1991-1993

Artists:
Humbert, Nicholas
Penzel, Werner

Extent:
Two folders
See the record for "New Television, Episode 203 (1992)" for descriptions of videos containing this work.

Scope:
See the record for "New Television, Episode 203 (1992)" for descriptions of videos containing this work. Two file folders contain correspondence, fact sheets, press material, invoices, and contracts. The press materials contain descriptions of the program, while the bulk of the correspondence deals with licensing issues between WGBH and Telepool, the European production company responsible for producing the work.

"A musical journey around the world with the dazzling composer and guitarist Fred Firth.... Two young German filmmakers take viewers on a ´celluloid journey,' a black-and-white road movie full of the color of Firth's personality and improvisational music, from Tokyo to Leipzig, London, Zurich, New York, and beyond." -- WGBH press release



Directors:
Humbert, Nicholas
Penzel, Werner

Producer:
Cinenomad (Munich)

Editors:
Castronari, Grisela
Burnus, Vera (Assistant Editor)

Performers:
Firth, Fred
Mekas, Jonas
Haco
Zorn, John
Walker, Tom
Baron, Joey
Spacely, John
Judge, Julia
Lindsay, Arto
Battista, Ciro
Hodginson, Tim
Bittova, Iva
Fajt, Pavel

Subjects:
Music
Composers

Firth, Fred


Genre:
Documentaries and factual works





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