Robert Nelson (filmmaker)

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Robert Nelson
Born (1930-03-01)March 1, 1930
San Francisco
Died January 9, 2012(2012-01-09) (aged 81)
Occupation Director, producer, cinematographer, writer

Robert Nelson (March 1, 1930; San Francisco – January 9, 2012; Laytonville, California) was an American experimental film director.[1][2]

Selected filmography[edit]

  • Special Warning (1998)
  • Hauling Toto Big (1997)
  • 199 L.la (1989)
  • Curious Native Customs (1989)
  • Limitations (1988)
  • Hamlet Act (1982)
  • Suite California Stops & Passes Part 2: San Francisco to the Sierra Nevadas & Back Again (1978)
  • Suite California Stops & Passes Part 1: Tijuana to Hollywood Via Death Valley (1976)
  • Deep Westurn (1974)
  • Worldly Woman (1973, with Mike Henderson)
  • No-More (1971, with various students at Cornell University)
  • R.I.P. (1970/74/2003)
  • King David (1970/73/2003, with Mike Henderson)
  • Bleu Shut (1970)
  • What Do You Talk About? (1969, with William T. Wiley)
  • War is Hell (1968, with William Allan)
  • The Awful Backlash (1967, with William Allan)
  • Grateful Dead (1967)
  • The Great Blondino (1967, with William T. Wiley)
  • Hot Leatherette (1967)
  • The Off Handed Jape (1967, with William T. Wiley)
  • Portrait of Gourley (1967)
  • The Beard (1967)
  • Superspread (1967)
  • Penny Bright and Jimmy Witherspoon (1967)
  • Half-Open and Lumpy (1967)
  • Sixty Lazy Dogs (1965)
  • Thick Pucker (1965)
  • Oily Peloso the Pumph Man (1965)
  • Confessions of a Black Mother-Succuba (1965)
  • Oh Dem Watermelons (1965)
  • Plastic Haircut (1963, with William T. Wiley, R.G. Davis, Robert H. Hudson, Steve Reich)
  • King Ubu (1963)
  • The Mystery of Amelia Air-Heart Solved (1962)
  • Last Week at Oona's Bath (1962, with Gunvor Nelson)
  • Building Muir Beach House (1961, with Gunvor Nelson)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weber, Bruce (January 21, 2012). "Robert Nelson, Experimental Filmmaker, Dies at 81". The New York Times. Retrieved January 26, 2012. 
  2. ^ [1]

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