A History of British Fossil Mammals and Birds by Richard Owen

By Richard Owen

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His most famous work was the 3D stereoscopic Eneri (1953). It was named for his then-girlfriend Irene, spelled backward. But a full account of his filmography is difficult. Hirsh neglected his works once they were done and re-edited at his whim. Some of his films were live action, some abstract, some made with an oscilloscope, some creating by tracing a stick through dense oils to create moving patterns and shot in high contrast. In 1961 Hirsh died unexpectedly in a car crash on a Paris street.

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