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Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey

PG| 1 hr. 23 min.

Plot Summary
This documentary explores the life of Leon Theremin, the inventor of an electronic synthesizer called the theremin, which uses motion to produce a sliding ethereal sound. After creating the instrument, Theremin is kidnapped by the KGB to work on inventions and surveillance technology. During his absence, the theremin becomes a popular instrument in film scores and through the performances of Clara Rockmore. In 1991, Theremin finally returns to the United States after his release.

Cast: Clara Rockmore , Robert Moog , Nicolas Slonimsky , Paul Shure , Henry Solomonoff , Suki Bader , Lydia Kavina , Brian Wilson

Director: Steven M. Martin

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc., Orion Pictures

Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (1994)

Release Date: January 29th, 1994|1 hr. 23 min.

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