His collage film A MOVIE is one of the most emotionally powerful, absurdly funny, and cinematically awesome films I've ever seen. It's blows me away every time I see it. It's the kind of Pure Cinema that I aspire to make.
He also did some other really cool experimental films in San Francisco that made great use of pop, rock, and new wave songs. In many ways, he's the precursor and inspiration for the MTV music video phenomenon of the 1980s.
May Mr. Conner Rest In Peace
Here is "A Movie":