Re: [CR]Vintage bicycle films in Manhattan this Sunday


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Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 15:07:24 -0400
From: joebz@optonline.net
Subject: Re: [CR]Vintage bicycle films in Manhattan this Sunday
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I have two pre-paid tickets, presumedly at the box office, that I cannot use tonight. Let me know if you would like to try and use them. I'm not sure if an email will be enough for the box office but its worth a try.

First to reply gets them.

Joe


----- Original Message -----
From: "Silver, Mordecai"
Date: Friday, May 12, 2006 3:17 pm
Subject: [CR]Vintage bicycle films in Manhattan this Sunday


> There may be some who didn't see this the first two times I posted, so

\r?\n> once more:

\r?\n>

\r?\n> http://www.bicyclefilmfestival.com/films.html

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Thursday, May 11 - Sunday, May 14

\r?\n> Anthology Film Archives

\r?\n> 32 2nd Avenue (at 2nd St.)

\r?\n> New York, NY

\r?\n>

\r?\n> There are many interesting programs of mainly new films.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> On-topic films are conveniently grouped into program 14, which will be

\r?\n> shown this Sunday, 6:30 p.m.

\r?\n> (http://www.bicyclefilmfestival.com/sunday.html). These are very rare

\r?\n> films, not ones that you can buy or rent. I'm hoping to see some BVVW

\r?\n> members there.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> SUNDAY, MAY 14

\r?\n>

\r?\n> PROGRAM 14 | 6:30 pm

\r?\n>

\r?\n> These films are hand carried by Martin Heath from Toronto's

\r?\n> Cinecycle.

\r?\n> This is a very rare opportunity to see these films screened.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Racing to Nowhere

\r?\n> U.K. 1968 | 16 mm 23 min.

\r?\n> Directed by Philip Outram, produced by Drummer Films

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Documentary of the SKOL Six-Day professional bike race in Wembly

\r?\n> Stadium, U.K. Featuring the then almost unbeatable team of Peter

\r?\n> Post &

\r?\n> Patrick Sercu, this has lots of high speed fixed gear Madison

\r?\n> hand-slings and other stunts. Watch for Keith Moon in the audience!

\r?\n> 1930's inserts show spectacular crashes!

\r?\n>

\r?\n> For a Yellow Jersey.... {Pour un maillot Jaune}

\r?\n> France 1965 | 16 mm 30 min.

\r?\n> Claude Lelouch

\r?\n>

\r?\n> With the only commentary being the jazz soundtrack, this is a true

\r?\n> poemto bicycle racing. The film shows all aspects of the 1965 Tour

\r?\n> de France

\r?\n> from mechanics and journalists to masseurs and cheerleaders. Probably

\r?\n> the inspiration for Stars and Water Carriers and the later Sunday in

\r?\n> Hell. This film remains at the pinnacle of sports films.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Spinning Wheels

\r?\n> U.K. | 50 min.

\r?\n> Jack R. Greenwood - Verity Films.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> The informative in-depth commentary shows how club riders can progress

\r?\n> from time-trials and grass track meets to international competition at

\r?\n> the Isle of Man Cycling Week. It starts with a humorous recreation

\r?\n> of a

\r?\n> high-wheel fixed-gear grass track of the 1880's. Also featured are the

\r?\n> track sprints from the Wembly Six-Day and Reg Harris at the Olympic

\r?\n> Games and World Championships. The highlight of the film is six

\r?\n> minutesof the Tour de France featuring the greats-Coppi, Bartali,

\r?\n> Geminiani and

\r?\n> Robic being challenged by newcomer Nolten. This is cycling cinema

\r?\n> at its

\r?\n> best!

\r?\n>

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Mordecai Silver

\r?\n> NYC