|Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son|
|Directed by||Ken Jacobs|
|Distributed by||The Film-Makers' Cooperative|
Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son is a 1969 American experimental film made by Ken Jacobs.
In a meticulous experiment in rephotography, Jacobs deconstructs, manipulates, and recontextualizes a small fragment of found footage: a 1905 film showing a group of people chasing a thief through a barn, (shot and directed by G.W. ‘Billy’ Bitzer),rescued via a paper print filed for copyright purposes with the Library of Congress," according to Jacobs. Jacobs' refashioning of the footage is an essayistic meditation on the nature of cinematic representation; in the words of Chicago Reader critic Fred Camper, it is "a film about watching movies."
The film is considered a landmark in avant-garde and structural filmmaking, and remains Jacobs' best-known work.It was inducted to the National Film Registry in 2007, and is part of Anthology Film Archives' "Essential Cinema" repertory.
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