Surrealism Reviewed (1929-1963)




1. Orchestral Soundtrack Excerpt - Un Chien Andalou (1928) 0:30

2. Herbert Read - The Surrealist Object (1937) 7:15

3. Marcel Duchamp - The Creative Act (1957) 7:22

4. Jean Cocteau - La Toison D'Or (1929) 2:52

5. Max Ernst - Interview (1960s) 0:48

6. Tristan Tzara - Dada Into Surrealism (1959) 3:39

7. Philippe Soupault - Interview (1959) 4:09

8. Salvador Dali - Interview (1963) 7:44

9. Man Ray - Interview 1:03

10. Lee Miller (5) - Interview (1946) 8:30 / Roland Penrose - Interview (1946) 3:22

1. Robert Desnos - Description Of A Dream (1938) 3:17

1. Andre Breton - Interview (1950) 10:18

1. Andre Breton - L'Union Libre 3:15

11. Louis Aragon - Interview (1963) 5:55

12. Antonin Artaud - Alienation Et Magie Noire (1947) 4:00


A definitive collection of original spoken word recordings by Surrealist artists, writers and poets, made between 1929 and 1963.

Track 1 is fragment from the soundtrack to 'Tango Argentinos', the first surrealist film made by Luis Buñuel. The real performers are unknown.

Track 4 is Jean Cocteau reciting over a popular jazz recording of the time.

Track 10 is a dual interview for the Ona Munson Radio Show, which switches from Miller to Penrose at approx 8:30.