LAWRENCE JORDAN • 20m
A "found-footage" film with the original materials too shrunk to print on 16mm. The film was one of four made for the GRAVITY SPELLS project, an album of film and new music by John Davis. The title derives from text in the footage—"These Driving Demons Start Young"—and proceeds to show soap box derby races. The footage goes on to include various race cars, races, collisions, road cars racing and strange mobile contraptions including rocket cars and exploding motorcycles and, of course, mad drivers, all from the 1920s.
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