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Films with: Mills, Shelley

Films of Charles and Ray Eames.
Toccata for toy trains is a trip through a world of antique toys, and toy trains. House : after five years of living illustrates the home and studio designed and built by Charles Eames on a hill in California overlooking the ocean. Lucia chase vignette follows a sister chasing her brother through the Eames house and vicinity. Kaleidoscope jazz chair is a kaleidoscope tour of the Eames office and their multicolored chairs. The Black ships illustrates Admiral Perry's 1853 naval expedition to Japan through Japanese prints. In Atlas a map of the Roman Empire expands and contracts, encapsulating the ebb and flow of the Empire's history. Blacktop : a story of the washing of a school play yard focuses on the patterns and abstractions created by the soapy water.
DVD 1555
Films of Charles and Ray Eames.
The world of Franklin and Jefferson, uses the lives of Franklin and Jefferson as prisms through which to evoke colonial America.
DVD 1556
Films of Charles and Ray Eames.
Design Q&A: One of the most concise, witty statements about design ever put on film. IBM Mathematics Peep Shows: Brilliant, fast-paced explorations of intriguing mathematical concepts. SX-70: Lively presentation of a revolutionary Land camera. Copernicus: Rich, beautifully photographed film evoking the astronomer's universe. Fiberglass Chairs: Exciting look at the initial design and production of these famous chairs. Goods: Discussion of "the new covetables" and look at one of the Eameses' legendary 3-screen slide shows.
DVD 1557
Films of Charles and Ray Eames.
Tops: These many tops are a classic Eames toy film. IBM at the fair: Shows the brilliant Eames/Saarinen IBM Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's fair. Computer glossary: Jargon of computers expresses something of their nature. Eames lounge chair: Assembly of the famous chair at hyperwarp speed. Expanding airport: Concise history of airports leading into Eero Saarinen's Dulles Airport concept. Kepler's laws: Bread as nutrition, craft, and culture. Polyorchis Haplus: Lyrical motion of a tiny sea creature. Tops (from Stars of jazz): Rarely seen precursor to the classic "Tops."
DVD 1558
Films of Charles and Ray Eames.
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. Volume 6 is part of these classic films.
DVD 4566