(Calder 1966, 28–29) December: For Christmas, Calder presents his parents with a dog and a duck that he trimmed from a brass sheet and bent into formation.
Corder; produced and written by David Idema; cinematography by Werner Schneider; narrated by Tom Saizan; edited by Bill Prins. Calder has a cellar for his workshop and attends Croton Public School.
Produced and directed by Hans Richter, assisted by Miriam Reaburn; cinematography by Arnold Eagle; music by Louis Applebaum. Sponsored by New World Films and Motion Picture Stages. (Calder 1966, 53–55; CF, Patterson to ASCR, 26 April 2010) Mid-June: Arriving in San Francisco, Calder takes a lumber schooner to Willapa Harbor, Washington, where he catches the bus for Aberdeen and meets his sister Peggy and her husband, Kenneth Hayes.
Directed and cinematography by Herbert Matter; produced and narrated by Burgess Meredith; music by John Cage. Of the whole trip this impressed me most of all; it left me with a lasting sensation of the solar system.
I always thought I was born—at least my mother always told me so—on August 22, 1898.
Produced, directed, and written by Robert Pierce; narrated by Lary Lewman; production manager, Mark Muheim, assistant camera/sound, Zack Krieger. Thirteen/WNET and Florentine Films/Roger Sherman Pictures, New York. Produced and directed by Roger Sherman; written by Thomas Mc Namee; narrated by Tovan Feldshuh, music by Teese Gohl. Produced by Zadig Productions, Calder Foundation, Centre Pompidou, Sloo Films, and France 5. Directed by François Levy-Kuentz; written by Stephan and François Levy-Kuentz; narration by Mathieu Almaric and Paul Bandey; music by Louis Sclavis.
(Hayes 1977, 76) Before October: Calder returns to New York and stays with his parents at 119 East Tenth Street.
Alice Prin, the Best Known Artist's Model in Europe." 23 Gravures de Arp, Calder, Chirico, Erni, Ernst, Fernandez, Giacometti, Ghika, Gonzalez, Hélion, Kandinsky, Léger, Lipchitz, Magnelli, Miró, Nicholson, Ozenfant, Picasso, Seligmann, Taeuber-Arp, Torres-Garcia, Vulliamy, Zadkine (1944). The company adopts his suggestion and sends him a note of thanks along with a case of Corn Flakes.
(Calder 1966, 49–50) Spring: Calder attends night classes in drawing with Clinton Balmer at the New York Public School on Forty-second Street.
(Calder 1966, 36–37; Hayes 1977, 43–44) Spring: Stirling and Nanette move to Berkeley to be near Stirling's next commission, the Oakland Auditorium.
Directed by Carlos Vilardebo; cinematography by Patrice Pouget and Daniel Gaudry; narration by Calder; music by Pierre Henry. Calder has a workshop in the cellar and attends Lowell High School.
(Calder 1966, 37–38; Hayes 1977, 52–53; CF, Calder 1955–56, 14) August: The Calders move back to New York City on Claremont Place.
Directed by Robert Gardner; cinematography by Michael Butler, Robert Gardner, Len Gittleman, William Smock, John Spock, and Henry Stone; music by Jay Jaroslav; sound by Stuart Cody and Barry Ferguson. Calder stays with the architect Walter Bliss and his wife to graduate from Lowell High School.