Bip at a society party; Bip hunts butterflies; The Cage

United States, 1975

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Episode number 2 of Series “The Art of silence: pantomimes with Marcel Marceau and his partner Pierre Verry”.
Marcel Marceau introduces the art of mime through the character of Bip. “Bip at a society party” portrays many amusing characters encountered at a party. “Bip hunts butterflies” is a tragic comic mime in which Bip discovers how fragile life can be. “The Cage” is an allegorical pantomime of a person struggling to escape from confinement.

Credits

producer/director

John Barnes

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:33:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1975

Appears in

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

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

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

509645

Language

English

Subject categories

Experimental

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Parties

Music & Performing Arts → Mime

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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