Hilary Harris

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Hilary Tjader Harris (December 9, 1929 – October 26, 1999) was a documentary filmmaker, one of the pioneers of time-lapse photography. The documentary, Seawards the Great Ships, directed by Harris, won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 1962.[1][2]

Filmography[edit]

  • Longhorn (1951)
  • Generation (1956)
  • Highway (1958)
  • Polaris Action 1960
  • Seawards the Great Ships (1961)
  • The Dialogues of Archibald Macleish and Mark Van Doren (1962)
  • The Walk (1962)
  • The Farmer and I (1963)
  • Seas of Sweet Water (1964)
  • The Squeeze (1964)
  • Patterns for Communication (1966)
  • 9 Variations on a Dance Theme (1966)
  • The Nuer (1970)
  • Organism (1975)
  • Technology in Public Service (1976)
  • South Street Seaport (1976)

Notes[edit]

A DVD, titled The Films of Hilary Harris, was released by Mystic Fire Video in 2006. The four films on the DVD are Organism, 9 Variations, Highway and Longhorn. The DVD also includes an interview with Harris, which contains the short films Generation and Highway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hilary Harris". Variety. 2000-01-05. Retrieved 2008-01-10.
  2. ^ "The 34th Academy Awards (1962) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org.

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