GUNS OF THE TREES (1961) Set of 5 photos


[New York]: FC Film Units, [1961]. Set of five vintage original 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white glossy photos. Some pen markings for publication on front of one photo, overall near fine.

Jonas Mekas’ experimental film (about a young woman who is talked out of committing suicide by a couple) drew comparison at the time to the work of John Cassavetes.

Mekas is featured with his brother Adolfas in two of the photos. The brothers founded Film Culture magazine. Actors Ben Carruthers, Frances Stillman and Argus Speare Julliard are featured in the other three photos.

Photos coded: GT-1, 17, 27, 35, 42.

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