Marceau on Mime

United States, 1971

Film
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Marcel Marceau, world famous French mime, talks about his life and work, about his theories on mime and the history of pantomime in the theatre. He traces mime through the Greek theatre, the commedia del’arte, the Pierrot of the 19th century and the comics of film, like Chaplin, Keaton, Lloyd, and Laurel and Hardy. Marceau started out to be a painter and still does drawings and paintings. He feels that mime is closely related to the graphic arts as well as to music and dance.

Credits

director

John Gould

production company

Gesture Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:21:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31503

Subject categories

Biographical

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Drama

History → Biography

Music & Performing Arts → Marceau, Marcel, 1923-

Music & Performing Arts → Mime

People → Biography

People → Marceau, Marcel, 1923-

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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