Chroniques de France Film Collection, 1971-1973Add to your cart.

By Mary Taylor

Collection Overview

Title: Chroniques de France Film Collection, 1971-1973Add to your cart.
ID: 05/ MP1542
Primary Creator: Société nouvelle Pathé cinéma (France) (1936)
Extent: 19.0 Items
Arrangement: Items are arranged by local call number.
Date Acquired: 09/06/2010
Subjects:
Languages: French
English

Abstract

These films present short reports on every aspect of France's regional, cultural and artistic life.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Chroniques de France, "a window on France", is a series of documentaries produced during the 1964-1978 period by France's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, aimed at giving other nations a comprehensive overview of French society. This collection brings together short reports – from about 6 to 13 minutes in length – on every aspect of France's regional, cultural and artistic life. The films invite viewers on set with directors and musical performers and cover topics ranging from fashion to news to national attractions and monuments.

This collection contains 18 issues of the videomagazine, on 16mm film reels, and one index containing guides to most of the films.

Biographical Note

La Société nouvelle Pathé cinéma is a form of the Pathé cinéma film business.

Pathé cinéma was briefly reorganized into La Société nouvelle Pathé cinéma in 1936 after a change in ownership.

Pathé cinéma was founded in 1895 by the Pathé Brothers and has dealt in cinematic equipment, film production, film distribution, films made for television, and cinema multiplexes through 2012. It has undergone numerous changes in structuring, ownership, and specialty. Pathé exists today in partnership with the Gaumont film business.

Subject/Index Terms

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

Physical copies of these 16mm films may be viewed upon request in the UNT Media Library.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Media Library
Acquisition Source: Stony Brook University
Original/Copies Note: Originals of Chroniques de France, as well as digital copies, are housed by Gaumont Pathé Archives. For more information please see http://www.gaumontpathearchives.com.
Related Materials: Materials related to this collection by provenance, subject matter, and time period may be found in the France Panorama Film Collection in this repository. For more information please see http://findingaids.library.unt.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=49.

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Box and Folder Listing

  • Item MP1542v.1: Chroniques de France No. 76, 1971Add to your cart.

    26 min/sound/color
  • Item MP1542v.2: Chroniques de France No. 77, 1971Add to your cart.

    This film covers the "Abstrels" of artist Jacques Potin; Paul Gaugin in Tahiti; a silversmith's workshop; and the theatrical burlesque troupe, Magical Circus.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Bernard Queysanne
    • Jean-Daniel Simon
    • Jacques Scandelari
    • Claire Denis
  • Item MP1542v.3: Chroniques de France No. 78, 1971Add to your cart.

    This film covers the painter Deliveyne; the main inventions of the engineer Jean Bartin; Théâtre de la Tempête's production of Igor Stravinsky and C. F. Ramuz' "Soldier's Tale"; and man's best friend, the dog.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Yves Allain
    • Bernard Queysanne
    • Roger Benamou
    • Jean-Daniel Simon
  • Item MP1542v.4: Chroniques de France No. 79, 1971Add to your cart.

    This film covers the artist Jean-Michel Folon; a day in the life of Jean-Michel Taillon, a public school teacher; where mineral-rich rocks can be found; and the singer Jacques Douai.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Carlos Vilardebó
    • Jacques Scandelari
    • Jean Bacqué
    • Luc Bérimont
    • Roger Caillois
  • Item MP1542v.5: Chroniques de France No. 80, 1971Add to your cart.

    This film covers the work of the sculptor Germaine Richier; the Lille-Roubaix-Tourcoing urban zone north of Paris; the music group Ars Antica; and Mayor Gaston Baudel of Douelle, a city in southwest France.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Yves Allain
    • Jean-Claude Maillet
    • Carlos Vilardebó
    • Jacques Scandelari
  • Item MP1542v.6: Chroniques de France No. 81, [1972]Add to your cart.

    This film covers French contemporary art since 1950; Roland Barthes' semiology; and "L'Alcazar de Paris."

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Carlos Vilardebó
    • Jacques Scandelari
    • André Téchiné
    • Jean-Daniel Simon
  • Item MP1542v.7: Chroniques de France No. 82, [1972]Add to your cart.

    This film covers the ballet company, Les Ballets Félix Blaska; the "Praticables" of artist Jean Dubuffet; the Jean Loup Temporal Marionette Company; and François Cevert, a 28-year-old Formula One racer.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Max Gérard
    • Jacques Scandelari
    • Jean-Daniel Simon
  • Item MP1542v.8: Chroniques de France No. 83, 1972Add to your cart.

    This film covers the singer Régine Crespin; the Lille-Marseille Autoroute; stuntman Rémy Julienne; and film director Louis Malle.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Max Gérard
    • Patrice Molinard
    • Jean-Daniel Simon
  • Item MP1542v.9: Chroniques de France No. 84, 1972Add to your cart.

    This film covers Henri Langlois' cinémathèque française; a concert in Lourmarin near Aix-en-Provence, where Alfred Musset's "Night" poems are paired with the ballads of Frédéric Chopin; the singer-composer Gilbert Bécaud; and an examination of the poem "Prière aux masques" by Senegalese poet Léopold Sédar Senghor.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Carlos Vilardebó
    • Patrice Molinard
    • Jacques Scandelari
  • Item MP1542v.10: Chroniques de France No. 85, 1972Add to your cart.

    This film covers the art and film festivals at the 1972 Venice Biennial; the Courchevel, Meribel, and Ménuires valleys of Peclet Peak in the French Alps; and the Jean-François Paillard Orchestra's 20 year anniversary.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Jacques Scandelari
    • Carlos Vilardebó
    • Max Gérard
  • Item MP1542v.11: Chroniques de France No. 86, 1972Add to your cart.

    This film covers Christmas Eve at the St. Baume grotto in Provence; destruction of artifacts during land development in the Near East; the Concorde project; and the use of glass in contemporary architecture.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Claude Dupont
    • Jean Perrot
    • Bernard Queysanne
    • Jacques Dupont
  • Item MP1542v.12: Chroniques de France No. 87, 1972Add to your cart.

    This film covers Mont St. Michel monastery in Western France; a library model for kids; an ancient tapestries exhibit in Lyon; and the game of pétanque.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Max Gérard
    • Claire Denis
    • Carlos Vilardebó
    • Jean-Daniel Simon
  • Item MP1542v.13: Chroniques de France No. 88, 1972Add to your cart.

    This film covers the Marseille women's choir La Maitrise Gabriel Fauré; a retrospective on 50 years of surrealism; and the Jean-Louis Barrault company's production of a Paul Claudel play at the Musée d'Orsay.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Max Gérard
    • Jacques Scandelari
    • Carlos Vilardebó
  • Item MP1542v.14: Chroniques de France No. 89, 1973Add to your cart.

    This film covers a concert by the Andrée Colson orchestral ensemble; the one hundred year anniversary of the writer Colette's birth in Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye; and a report on the Longchamps Hippodrome.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Max Gérard
    • Patrice Molinard
    • Jean-Daniel Simon
  • Item MP1542v.15: Chroniques de France No. 90, 1973Add to your cart.

    This film covers the nineteenth century painter Honoré Daumier; the Loire River; and Jean-Claude Brialy, a theater actor, film star, and film director.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Max Gérard
    • Carlos Vilardebó
    • Jacques Scandelari
  • Item MP1542v.16: Chroniques de France No. 91, 1973Add to your cart.

    This film covers the comedienne Emanuelle Riva; painter Gérard Titus-Carmel; agricultural expansion in the Côte d'Ivoire; and singer Julien Clerc.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Georges Franju
    • Jacques Scandelari
    • Carlos Vilardebó
    • Patrice Molinard
  • Item MP1542v.17: Chroniques de France No. 92, 1973Add to your cart.

    This film covers the emergence of the School of Fontainebleau, a sixteenth century artistic movement; the first "snow class"; singer Charles Trenet; and biology professor Jean-Marie Pelt on the links between man and certain plants.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Yves Allain
    • Max Gérard
    • Luc Bérimont
    • René-Jean Bouyer
  • Item MP1542v.18: Chroniques de France No. 93, 1973Add to your cart.

    This film covers a Fourteenth of July in Paris; the painter Jules Cheret; the walkways of Paris; and the city food market Marché d'Intérêt National de Rungis.

    26 min/sound/color

    Creators:
    • Jacques Scandelari
    • Carlos Vilardebó
    • Max Gérard

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