The Ballerina and the Bum

1974, 53 min, b&w, sound

The artist's ballerina self, represented here as a "would-be ballerina from the sticks," plans to walk across the United States to "make it in the Big City." She meets a bum on a freight train and together they dream of success.

Ballerina: Eleanor Antin. Bum: Lennart Bowein. Camera: Philip Steinmetz. Technical Advisor: Chick Cox.