The Hands

United States, 1975

Film
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Episode of Series “The Art of silence: pantomimes with Marcel Marceau and his partner Pierre Verry”.
This pantomime, performed by Marcel Marceau is an allegory of good and evil. The struggle between them is revealed by the force of the hands through symbolic movements. Assisted by Pierre Verry. Introduced by Marcel Marceau. Music by the Russian Cathedral Orthodox Choir, Paris.

Credits

producer/director

John Barnes

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:07:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1975

Appears in

The Art of silence: pantomimes with Marcel Marceau and his partner Pierre Verry

Group of items

The Art of silence: pantomimes with Marcel Marceau and his partner Pierre Verry

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

504911

Language

English

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Music & Performing Arts → Mime

Music & Performing Arts → Shadow pantomines and plays

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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