Christopher Maclaine – The Man Who Invented Gold / Beat / Scotch Hop (1957 – 1959)

http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/1139/goldgx.png
The Man Who Invented Gold. 1957

Quote:

The Man Who Invented Gold, very different from The End, is fully as masterful. It focuses on a modern-day alchemist whose zombielike neighbors think of him as “madman” while he aspires to become “goldman.” Again Maclaine narrates, likening the quest to create gold to a quest for the “world of light”; the editing is as disjunctive as in The End but arguably has a much more optimistic meaning, bringing to the forefront the Gnostic longing to escape substance and recover light that underlies parts of The End. Continue reading