"The First Celestial Adventure Of Mr. Antipyrine, Fire-Extinguisher" filmstrip pt. 1 of 4

"The First Celestial Adventure of Mr. Antipyrine, Fire Extinguisher" by Tristan Tzara, 1916.

translated by Ruth Wilson (from "Dadaist Perfomance")

part one of four parts

this version staged and directed for filmstrip by Edgar Um Bucholtz and J Fox in Pittsburgh in 1999

starring Dean Novotny as Mr. Antipyrine, Fire-Extinguisher

sounds, voices and actions improvised by Dean Novotny, Merce Pierce-Dix, Hyla Willis, Matt Weiner, Alisa Dix, Greg Pierce, Adrienne Walnoha, J Fox, Lita W., Michael Johnsen, Etta Cetera, Edgar Um Bucholtz and tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE as Tristan Tzara.

photography by Michael Johnsen

this transfer was videotaped off the wall with a mini-DV camera. i hope to someday scan the filmstrip and upload the audio for a much better transfer.

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