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[de Forest, Lockwood] Lockwood de Forest, Jr.: A Master Revealed

A study of Lockwood de Forest, Jr., one of Southern California's premier landscape architects in the 1920s, 30s and 40s. The son of a prominent painter, he spent his early years as an artist which influenced his landscape design innovations with art forms from both Western and Eastern cultures. Filled with historical images and footage of de Forest's landscapes. 2002. 35 min. The Dream of Paradise: Baroque Gardens to Recreational Parks -- A History of Garden Art (Der Traum vom Paradies: vom Barockgarten zum Erholungspark -- eine Reise durch die Geschichte der Gartenkunst)Commentary: Rainer Schmidt, Gilles Vexiard, Thomas Koster, Klaus-Henning Von Frosigk. What do people dream of when they design their gardens? This film traces the footsteps of the great garden artists of the past and present. Includes commentary and descriptions of their work by prominent landscape architects and garden monument conservators. 2005. 155 min.