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The films of Charles & Ray Eames

Author: Charles EamesRay EamesEames DemetriosShelley MillsLucia Eames DemetriosAll authors
Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles and Ray Eames are American designers of the 20th century, best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design, industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts. They were also prolific filmmakers. The legacy of the husband and wife team includes more than 100 short films that reflect the breadth and depth of interests and the integrity of their vision.
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Named Person: Charles Eames; Ray Eames; Charles Eames; Ray Eames
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Eames; Ray Eames; Eames Demetrios; Shelley Mills; Lucia Eames Demetrios; Gregory Peck; Office of Charles and Ray Eames.; Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 62240921
Notes: Region 0, full screen presentation (aspect ratio 1.33:1.); Dolby Digital.
Issued in box set content: c1990-2005.
Credits: Executive producer, Lucia Eames ; produced by, Eames Demetrios and Shelley Mills.
Performer(s): Narrator, Gregory Peck.
Description: 6 videodiscs (337 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format.
Contents: v. 1. Powers of ten ; 901: after 45 years of working --
v. 2. Toccata for toy trains ; House: after five years of living ; Lucia Chase Vignette ; Kaleidoscope jazz chair ; The Black ships ; Atlas ; Blacktop --
v. 3. The world of Franklin & Jefferson ; The Franklin and Jefferson proposal film ; The opening of an exhibition --
v. 4. Design Q & A ; IBM mathematics peep shows ; SX-70 ; Copernicus ; Fiberglass chairs ; Goods --
v. 5. Tops ; IBM at the fair ; A computer glossary ; Eames lounge chair ; The expanding airport ; Kepler's laws ; Bread ; Polyorchis haplus ; Tops (from Stars of jazz) --
v. 6. Day of the dead ; S-73 (Sofa compact) ; Babbage ; Alpha ; Exponents: a study in generalization ; Solar do-nothing machine ; Aquarium (National Fisheries Center and Aquarium) ; Parade.
Other Titles: Films of Charles and Ray Eames
Responsibility: produced by Eames Demetrios and Shelley Mills.

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Charles and Ray Eames are American designers of the 20th century, best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design, industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts. They were also prolific filmmakers. The legacy of the husband and wife team includes more than 100 short films that reflect the breadth and depth of interests and the integrity of their vision.
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