Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Close Up

Photographs and film stills used to illustrate the pioneering film magazine  Close Up (1927-1933), edited and published by writers and filmamkers Kenneth Macpherson, Bryher (Annie Winifred Ellerman), and H. D. (Hilda Doolittle).  A complete description of the collection can be found online: Close Up Magazine Photograph File YCAL MSS 337.

The Three Penny Opera, 1931

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Hattie McDaniel and Marlene Dietrich in Blonde Venus, 1932

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King Vidor and actors from Hallelujah!, 1929

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Aiko Takatsu in Habari (Skylark), 1927

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Sergei Eisenstein and Gregori Alexandrov, 1932

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