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

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Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 15:36:06 -0400
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Tickets are gone.

Joe Bender-Zanoni
Great Notch, NJ

----- Original Message -----
Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 03:07:00 -0000
Subject: Re: [CR]Vintage bicycle films in Manhattan this Sunday

> I have two pre-paid tickets, presumedly at the box office, that I

\r?\n> cannot use tonight. Let me know if you would like to try and use

\r?\n> them. I'm not sure if an email will be enough for the box office

\r?\n> but its worth a try.


\r?\n> First to reply gets them.


\r?\n> Joe


\r?\n> ----- Original Message -----

\r?\n> From: "Silver, Mordecai" <>

\r?\n> Date: Friday, May 12, 2006 3:17 pm

\r?\n> Subject: [CR]Vintage bicycle films in Manhattan this Sunday


\r?\n> > There may be some who didn't see this the first two times I

\r?\n> posted, so

\r?\n> > once more:

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> >

\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

\r?\n> will be

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

\r?\n> > ( These are very

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

\r?\n> 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

\r?\n> true

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

\r?\n> Tour

\r?\n> > de France

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

\r?\n> Probably> the inspiration for Stars and Water Carriers and the

\r?\n> 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

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

\r?\n> competition at

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

\r?\n> recreation

\r?\n> > of a

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

\r?\n> 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