Wednesday, December 24, 2008

The Endangered List (Case File #12)


90 minutes
MPAA rating: PG
Released by Sunshine Unlimited

Starring James Lewis, Jan Chamberlain, Roger Tallman

This Real Live productions film consists of a kaleidoscope of images and colors, flashes of real-life scenes and animated art work, all set to music. There is no plot. The thread that holds this full-length feature together is an animated hippie character who sits in his living room listening to a Los Angeles radio station while smoking marijuana. His “high” allows him to dream up all the images on-screen. Although the film is overly long and, for that reason, seems disconnected, the photography and art work (by Patrick) are quite enjoyable. The picture seems meant to be viewed by young people and might find appeal in selective showcasing. Anton Noel produced, directed and wrote the film, done in four-channel Quadrophonic sound. Soundtrack is available from Storybook Records.

[Boxoffice, 4/14/1975, p.6]

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