Films byTexts by 1954
François Reichenbach, 1954, 25’

Travel diary in the form of a series of portraits, mute and unmounted intimate images


“Such intense shots on Kodak Ektachrome film are quite rare even in archives.” 

Alexander Horwath 


George Cukor, 1954, 154’

A film star, helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.


“I destroy everything I touch.”

Esther Blodgett


Nicholas Ray, 1954, 115’

Joan Crawford stars in Johnny Guitar, as Vienna, a tough and willful owner of a remote Arizona gambling saloon who dreams of becoming rich when the new railroad comes to town.