stanley kubrick’s new york series in 1945, for $25, he sold a photograph to look magazine of a broken-hearted newsvendor reacting to the death of president franklin d. roosevelt. a few months later kubrick joined look’s staff to become the youngest staff photographer in the magazine’s history. he continued to work for look until 1950 when he left to pursue filmmaking.
now, for the first time, fine art prints of kubrick’s work as a photojournalist are available for sale.
four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires.
director, producer, cinematographer and editor: stanley kubrick war / drama 1953
- kubrick’s 1st feature film. - an original copy of the film was discovered at the puerto rican film laboratory. - stanley kubrick got his uncle, a pharmacist, to put up most of the money to finance this film. - kubrick later denounced this film as amateurish, saying he considered it like a child’s drawing on a fridge. - stanley kubrick’s father cashed in his life insurance policy to help finance the film. - stanley kubrick disowned the film soon after it’s release and wanted to make sure it was never seen again by not re-releasing the print. what he didn’t know was that kodak when making the print had a policy of making an extra print for their archives. it is this one that survives and where the dvd-r and vhs bootleg prints come from.