The Flipside: rescuing weird and wonderful British films from obscurity and presenting them in new high-quality editions. Although best known as the groundbreaking author of 'The Unfortunates' and 'Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry', B.S. Johnson also made a number of extraordinary films. Transferred from the best available materials, these brilliant and daring works are finally collected here for the very first time.
Contents: - You're Human Like the Rest of Them (1967): award-winning short - Up Yours Too Guillaume Apollinaire! (1968): humorous animation - Paradigm (1969): challenging and arresting experimental film - The Unfortunates (1969): short exploration of his book - Unfair! (1970): provocative agitprop piece starring Bill Owen - March! (1971): documentary made for the ACTT union - Poem (1971): poignant short set to the words of Samuel Beckett - B. S. Johnson on Dr. Samuel Johnson (1971): full-bodied appreciation - Not Counting the Savages (1972): intense TV play - Fat Man on a Beach (1974): a highlight of 1970s TV programming - Fat Man on a Beach - mute outtakes (1974) - The Johnson Papers (2013): inside the British Library's archive