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  • By Christoph
    March 05, 2012
    03:35 PM

    Are these the pictures shot by the Eames' when they visited the set of their friend Billy Wilder? Probably not. Over at Mubi, Doug Bonner wrote 2 years ago: „At Filmex, the old L.A. Film Fest, Ray Eames had a slide show of slides they took on the set of Billy Wilder’s ACE IN THE HOLE with a playback tape of Charles Eames lecturing about each slide. (Charles had just passed away.) An indelible memory. Before Criterion release the Wilder film, I emailed them to make them aware of these slides and how they could be a great DVD bonus. But…”
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  • By Doug Bonner
    March 05, 2012
    09:21 PM

    Nope, these aren't the Eames ones. First, they were in screaming Kodachrome color, and also they had a deeper texture to the compositions.
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    • By Christoph
      March 06, 2012
      05:06 AM

      I would love to see them. Did anyone publish them? Artist/filmmaker Eames Demetrios, the Eames' grandson, mentioned one time that he would love to publish the pictures. C.