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The Seafarers (1953)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Short | 15 October 1953 (USA)
Stanley Kubrick's first film made in color, lost for over forty years. The documentary extols the benefits of membership to the Seafarers International Union.

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Stanley Kubrick

Writer:

Will Chasen
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Don Hollenbeck Don Hollenbeck ... Himself - Host & Narrator
Paul Hall Paul Hall ... Himself - Secretary Treasurer, SIU Atlantic & Gulf Coast District
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Stanley Kubrick's first feature made in color. Lost for over 40 years! The documentary extols the benefits of membership to the Seafarers International Union. Written by Alexander Pietrzak <lejackal@aol.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

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Filming Locations:

USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.37 : 1
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Although often referred to as a "documentary", this is actually a promotional film, made for the Seafarers International Union. See more »

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I thought it was fascinating!
25 April 2018 | by bigmisssunbeam49See all my reviews

Very Kubrick in its mass of men making their movements with grand machinery in a quiet, meaningful way. You can see 2001 and Strangelove in it. But I like all those post-war shorts, so I'm already prejudiced (and I do love early Kubrick.)


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