[Videolib] FW: a film shown in England circa 1970

Brewer, Michael (brewerm@u.library.arizona.edu)
Mon, 5 Nov 2007 08:17:31 -0700

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Anyone have any clue what this film could be?

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Michael Brewer

Associate Librarian, Slavic Studies, German Studies & Media Arts

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brewerm@u.library.arizona.edu

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Hi, this may be a complete shot in the dark but, around 1970, I was
at a cinema in Ipswich, England and I saw a film supporting the main
event. We call this a 'b' film over here and sadly these are not
shown anymore. However, the film in question begins with sunrise on
the plains of America and a native American indian worshipping the
sunrise, only to be made aware of a sound in the distance, this it
transpires, is a conquistadores saddled horse with a blood stained
saddle. We are to believe that the indian has never seen a horse
before and the film is then basically about the taming and riding of
the horse by the indian.
This film made a big impression on myself and I have remembered it
ever since for the photography and colours, and the whole structure
of the subject matter.
I have, since the advent of the internet, been trying to find out the
title and/or if it is available all to no avail. I have scoured your
files hoping to be lucky, but, alas no. So, could you possibly point
me in the right direction as I am at a loss as to what to do next.
I thank you for your help if you are able, if not, thank you for your
time in reading this.

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but,
around 1970, I was<br>
at a cinema in Ipswich, England and I saw a film supporting the main<br>
event. We call this a 'b' film over here and sadly these are not<br>
shown anymore. However, the film in question begins with sunrise on<br>
the plains of America and a native American indian worshipping the<br>
sunrise, only to be made aware of a sound in the distance, this it<br>
transpires, is a conquistadores saddled horse with a blood stained<br>
saddle. We are to believe that the indian has never seen a horse<br>
before and the film is then basically about the taming and riding of<br>
the horse by the indian.<br>
This film made a big impression on myself and I have remembered it<br>
ever since for the photography and colours, and the whole structure<br>
of the subject matter.<br>
I have, since the advent of the internet, been trying to find out =
the<br>
title and/or if it is available all to no avail. I have scoured your<br>
files hoping to be lucky, but, alas no. So, could you possibly point<br>
me in the right direction as I am at a loss as to what to do next.<br>
I thank you for your help if you are able, if not, thank you for =
your<br>
time in reading this.<br>
<br>
<br>
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