“► The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a 1910 American silent film and the earliest surviving film version of L. Frank Baum’s made by the Selig Polyscope Company without Baum’s direct input. ¶ It was created to fulfill a contractual obligation associated with Baum’s personal bankruptcy caused by ‘The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays…'”
Videos, paintings, pictures, maps, animations and other pleasures for your eyes and ears.
The Evolution of Trust is a brilliant little game and explainer about cooperation, trust and the Prisoner’s Dilemma. The subject has deep implications for life in the contemporary networked world.
Time and Space is the third place winner of the Galway Film Fleadh One Minute Film Festival competition. See past winners (and presumably, soon, the rest of this year’s crop) on their site.
Salvador Dali takes a turn on the television game show “What’s My Line?” Hint: there are scores of great clips from “What’s My Line” on YouTube. You’re welcome.
Beckett is the trailer for “A short lived detective drama from 1972” starring Sam Beckett as Beckett the private eye, Andre the Giant as Little Bim (longtime Clamorites may remember some links to the story of Beckett and Andre’s unexpected real-life relationship), Jean Paul Sartre as Walleye Molloy and Jean Cocteau as Huggy Bear. I want to live in the alternate reality where this isn’t an alternate reality.
► Breakdancing Gorilla Enjoys Pool Behind-the-Scenes is pretty glorious.