Pursuit of Happiness, The

  • 1970 ----- color ----- 52 min ----- 16mm///
  • (Civilisation series, Part 9) The age of the Rococo, an age of music, carefree life and of great art; the music of Bach, Mozart and Handel; the painting of Fragonard and Watteau; the spectacular architecture of Balthasar Neumann and the brothers Zimmerman; a period of intimacy and of flirtation; a happy, fleeting moment between Baroque grandeur and the Age of Reason.
    [ Note: this title is now available in video--look for it under the title Civilisation, Programs 7-9 ]
  • Topics: (Architecture, Art: History, Religions: Christian)