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Bill's Hat

Directed by Joyce Wieland
Canada, 1967 (avant-garde, 60 minutes, colour)

Film Description [in French] :
"Oeuvre inachevée, muette, mais destinée à être présentée sous forme de performance, avec du son en direct."
-- Cinémathèque québécoise (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Principal Cast: Munro Ferguson

Notes about Bill's Hat


Quote about Bill's Hat

"Joyce [Wieland's] friends liked wearing her old raccoon-fur hat, and it looked different on each person. This gave her the idea of traveling around the United States and Canada to give many people a chance to wear her hat. Very quickly she discovered that people revealed their personality by the way they responded to her request that they put on the hat."
-- Jane Lind (source)

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