The print at SAIC was acquired from the Conner family trust, so it's likely 
that the print you saw ('67) was the same as the one I'm referring to. Just a 
guess. 

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> On Feb 6, 2016, at 12:45, John Muse <jm...@sonic.net> wrote:
> 
> Thanks, Kelsey.  I only know the (gorgeously printed) version available from 
> Michelle Silva and the Conner Family Trust, which was until a few minutes ago 
> also up at Ubuweb.  Do you mean that SAIC has the version that Mosen 
> describes?  Or the '67 version now in distribution? 
> 
>> On Feb 6, 2016, at 10:34 AM, Kelsey Velez <kelsve...@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> The School of the Art Institute is in possession of a different version of 
>> Report than the one mentioned. The sequence at the beginning of the film is 
>> footage of the motorcade just before the moment Mr. Kennedy was shot. If 
>> memory serves me right, the soundtrack begins the same way in the version at 
>> SAIC as it does in the version mentioned by Herb. Don't quote me, though. It 
>> was printed and purchased in 2014.
>> 
>> FYI.
>> Kelsey
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On Feb 5, 2016, at 09:15, John Muse <jm...@sonic.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Excellent!  Thanks, Herb.  Great screening idea: it would be very 
>>> interesting.
>>> 
>>>> On Feb 5, 2016, at 10:13 AM, Herb Shellenberger <htsh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Eight. 
>>>> 
>>>> "Report was actually shown in eight different versions – all of equal 
>>>> duration and with the same soundtrack – after its initial premiere at the 
>>>> Harvard Film Society in 1964. The final version – after which the previous 
>>>> iterations were destroyed, if they hadn’t already been obliterated in the 
>>>> process of revision – was not completed until 1967. "
>>>> http://sensesofcinema.com/2009/cteq/report/
>>>> 
>>>> Depending on when collections acquired the film it could be different. 
>>>> I've wanted for a while to do a screening of as many prints of the film as 
>>>> possible, a report on Report. But that might end up being not too 
>>>> interesting in the end. 
>>>> 
>>>> -h
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 11:07 PM, John Muse <jm...@sonic.net> wrote:
>>>> Having just screened a 16mm print of Report rented from Michelle Silva and 
>>>> the Conner Family Trust and having watched the version up at UBU several 
>>>> times http://ubu.com/film/conner_report.html I am surprised when I read a 
>>>> 1966 review of Report by Robert Mosen (Film Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 3, 
>>>> Spring, 1966, pp. 54-56) who describes the film this way:
>>>> 
>>>>> Conner opens Report with several minutes of a printed film loop of Jackie 
>>>>> and Caroline as they approach, kneel at, and walk away from Kennedy's 
>>>>> coffin which is lying in state.
>>>> 
>>>> And then:
>>>> 
>>>>> We go through a few loops before the sound track begins. It is a radio 
>>>>> newscast of the five minutes of routine Dallas motorcade that preceded 
>>>>> the assassination.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Finally:
>>>> 
>>>>> What follows the film loop and occupies the remaining ten minutes of the 
>>>>> film can only be described as a tour de force of implicational montage. 
>>>>> The image is a constant shuffle of several groups of footage. The first 
>>>>> thing we see is a close-up of matador and bull in the thick of battle.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> This sounds like a different film.  How many versions were there?  What 
>>>> would Mosen likely have seen?
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks.
>>>> 
>>>> j/PrM
>>>> 
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