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Film ID  ACE009
Article 
Title  Francis Bacon. Paintings 1944-1962
Series 
Part 
Date  1963
Director  David Thompson
Production Company  Samaritan Films
Synopsis  The work of figurative painter Francis Bacon (1909-1992)
Minutes  11 min
Choreographer 
Full synopsis  ACE009.2 (00:00:00 - 00:10:52)
Photographs, sketches, a Pope, stills from Edweard Muybridge, Battleship Potëmkin (1925), etc. Screaming faces including Study for the Nurse in the Film “Battleship Potemkin” (1957), Study for a Portrait: Man Screaming (1953) and Study after Velazquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X (1953). Paintings including Head IV (1949), Study of a Baboon (1955), Figure in a Landscape (1945) Dog I (1952), Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion (1944), Pope I (1951), Chimpanzee (1955), Sphinx II (1953). Flashes of various Popes, with Study for Portrait V (1953), Two Figures (1953), Figure with Meat (1954). One of Three Studies for a Crucifixion (1962), and others including After the Life Mask of William Blake (1955), Man in Blue IV (1954), and Sphinx III (1954). Various life studies and portraits including Study for a Portrait (1953), Man with Headwound (1955), Lying Figure (1958), Sleeping Figure (1959), Study for Innocent X (1962). Left and right panels of Three Studies for a Crucifixion (1962); more portraits. Credits

Full credits  Photographed by David Muir; Edited by Kevin Brownlow; Executive Producer Dudley Shaw Ashton; Associate Jack Carruthers; Music by Elisabeth Lutyens; Conducted by John Hollingworth; Script and Film Treatment by David Thompson. A film made for the Arts Council of Great Britain and Marlborough Fine Art Ltd. by Samaritan Films, London, England. A film made for the Arts Council of Great Britain.
Watch segments  ACE009.2 (00:00:00 - 00:10:52)
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