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Mon, 28 Feb 2000 20:38:48 -0500
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It is available form Mystic Fire Video on _Maya Deren Experimental Films_.


Scott Andrew Hutchins
Oz, Monsters, Kamillions, and More!

"Militaries are inherently the most corrupt organizations in the world,
simply because their mission is to kill people and break things."

On Fri, 25 Feb 2000, Ken Mogg wrote:

> > I am looking for suggestions, assistance and any form of direction on the
> > pre-mentioned topics. I am soley interested in the dream sequences found in
> > the works of Maya Deren and David Lynch - in particular the two films "Lost
> > Highway" and "Meshes in the Afternoon". As opposed to the conventional
> > Freudian direction I am searching for something alternative. I am interested
> > in the semiotic deconstruction of dreams and the way they are constructed
> > and employed in the narrative space of films.
> I have been unable to locate and watch Meshes in the Afternoon of recent years,
> though I feel that I saw it many years (decades) ago.  But someone last year
> sent me a cryptic message (it was while I was writing my book) suggesting that
> Deren's film had clearly influenced Hitchcock's Vertigo.
> Would anyone - Louie Rayner or anyone else - be able to comment on this, please?
> - Ken Mogg (author, 'The Alfred Hitchcock Story', the UK edition - n.b., I
> disown the cut and 'simplified' US edition).
> ----
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