"Was it a Dream" is from the 2014 Marissa Nadler album entitled July - out on Sacred Bones (US) and Bella Union (UK) Records. MarissaNadler.com
Directed & Edited by Ryan Hamilton Walsh (https://twitter.com/JahHills)
Man - Archie Agan
Woman - Marissa Nadler
Thanks: Christina Hunt, Elise Putman, and Emerson College for use of the Steenbeck editing system. Special Thanks: James Reed, & Pamela Vadakan
This video utilizes many beautiful films from the early days of the medium to create a surreal, collage effect when mixed with our present day footage (shot to match & interact with the vintage footage).
These films were carefully chosen both for their beauty, strangeness, and because their public domain status allowed for this kind of re-purposing. This video hopes to honor the past by finding ways to make these incredible films part of the present. Below, you'll find a complete list of every film used in the video.
Création de la Serpentine (1908) - Directed by Segundo Víctor Aurelio Chomón y Ruiz El Hotel Eléctrico (1905) - Directed by Segundo Víctor Aurelio Chomón y Ruiz Les Tulipes (1907) - Directed by Segundo Víctor Aurelio Chomón y Ruiz The Sinking of the Lusitania (1918) - Directed by Winsor McCay The Impossible Voyage (1904) - Directed by Georges Méliès Alice In Wonderland (1915) - Directed by W.W. Young The Bat (1926) - Directed by Roland West The Oval Portrait (1934) - Directed by Richard L. Bare