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By Dan Nadel, Norman Hathaway

Dorothy and Otis Shepard are the groundbreaking heroes of North American visible tradition. They have been the 1st American picture designers to paintings in a number of mediums and scales, yet regardless of the brilliance in their paintings, their names are little recognized today.

With 330 attractive, colourful photos, Dorothy and Otis chronicles their tale for the 1st time. It explores the Shepards' penchant for abstraction and modernism, and indicates how the arrival of billboard advertisements encouraged their creativity—their huge campaigns matched the grandeur in their way of life. all through, this publication demonstrates how their paintings encouraged all facets of shopper tradition, from the styling of Wrigley's Gum and the Chicago Cubs to the layout of Catalina Island, which Charlie Chaplin, Clark Gable, and different celebrities frequented.

As Dorothy and Otis brings those artists to existence, it elevates them to their rightful position in pop culture and makes transparent how their paintings formed the yank dream.

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In our country, it is not a luxury: if you are troubled by some problems, there is nothing to do except to become an alcoholic or a drug user. qxd 42 27/3/06 3:35 pm Page 42 | CINEMAS OF THE OTHER: A PERSONAL JOURNEY FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND CENTRAL ASIA like a dervish, which is a mental high similar to the one induced by religion or the physical high induced by drugs. These are all means to step out of reality. Was he an actor or a junky? He was a junky. If the shooting took longer, I would have become a junky myself because of this guy!

The first group graduated in 1931 and at the same time the first production of Ohanian and his students, Abi and Rabi, was screened at Mayak cinema. Khan Baba Khan Mo’tazedi, an engineer, served as the cinematographer for the film, using a Gaumont camera. The first Persian language sound feature, Dokhtar-e Lor/The Lor Girl (1933), was made in Bombay, India, by two Iranians living there, Ardeshir Irani and the expatriate poet Abdolhossein Sepanta. Irani wrote the story and Sepanta penned the dialogues and lyrics and acted in the film.

The following interview took place during the Nantes Festival des 3 continents in November 2000, where a retrospective of Mahmud Kalari’s work was held. VALUABLE LESSONS OF CAMERA How does one become a director of photography in Iran? Is there a tradition of apprenticeship to master? Is formal academic training necessary or advantageous? Many cinematographers start as assistant cameraman and learn from others. Some study at schools. Let me tell you a little bit about our film history. First Iranian film, Abi Va Rabi/Abi and Rabi was directed in 1930 by Ovanes Ohanian, an Armenian who was educated in Russia at the High Cinema School of Moscow.

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