Atlas: A Sketch Of the Rise & Fall Of the Roman Empire - Original 1976 Charles Eames 16mm Film
This is an original vintage and super rare 16mm reel of the Charles Eames Film production entitled Atlas: A Sketch Of the Rise & Fall Of the Roman Empire, made in 1976.
The film depicts the rise and fall of the Roman empire by way of a sketch map, growing and shrinking in order to depict the empire as it moved through the ages. Its first showing was accompanied by a live narration by Charles along with.
What makes this short film even more remarkable is that is was never released into general circulation and therefore is a very rare collectors find.
Both the outer original metal container, and more importantly the film, are in perfect order and the film is fully workable and viewable.
Finding original film reels of Charles Eames films is very rare and this version was never released into general circulation and is therefore highly collectible and a great investment.