Daybreak Express

Daybreak Express

Directed by D. A. Pennebaker • 1953 • United States

Shot in 1953, though not completed until 1957, Daybreak Express was the first film D. A. Pennebaker made, a mad rush of images of New York City captured from a train and edited to the rhythm of Duke Ellington's song of the same name. A jazz aficionado, Pennebaker thought his career would continue along this path, making short films cut to songs.

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Daybreak Express
  • Daybreak Express

    Directed by D. A. Pennebaker • 1953 • United States

    Shot in 1953, though not completed until 1957, Daybreak Express was the first film D. A. Pennebaker made, a mad rush of images of New York City captured from a train and edited to the rhythm of Duke Ellington's song of the same name. A jazz afi...

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