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This is a 1991 documentary film about the legendary artist and filmmaker, Joseph Cornell, who made those magnificent and strange collage boxes. He was also one of our great experimental filmmakers and once apparently made Salvador Dali extremely jealous at a screening of his masterpiece, Rose Hobart. In this film we get to hear people like Susan Sontag, Stan Brakhage, and Tony Curtis talk about their friendships with the artist. It turns out that Curtis was quite a collector and he seemed to have a very deep understanding of what Cornell was doing in his work.

  1. Mark Stokes

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  1. Dore Ashton

    Herself

  2. Stan Brakhage

    Stan Brakhage

    Himself

  3. Rudy Burckhardt

    Rudy Burckhardt

    Himself

  4. Tony Curtis

    Tony Curtis

    Himself

  5. Leila E.B. Luce

    Herself

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Joseph Cornell: Worlds in a Box

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  • November 29, 1991
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 0h 44m

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