World Film Locations: Venice

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Intellect Books, 2002 - Electronic books - 127 pages
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This volume explores the rich history of films that have used the floating city as evocative background and integral character. Few cities are as densely packed with cinematic locations, and filmmakers have been drawn to its grand spectacles, narrow and labyrinthine alleys, and picturesque waterways.
  

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Contents

County of Contrast
Saints and Sheepskin Boots
13
Philanthropists and Factories
31
Battlefields and Burnt Cakes
39
Red Apples and Rough Justice
49
MarshMen and Milk Churns
61
Danes and Dairymaids
71
Four Bs and the Severn Sea
79
Singing Boys and Ringing Swans
103
H G and the Hag
115
Alfred and the Archangel
121
Saxon Kings and Strawberries
133
Slaves and Sunday Schools
141
The Curate and the Cavemen
149
Fairy Toot and Fat Trout
153
Conclusion
161

Cinderella and Sandcastles
89
Benedictines and Babycham
97
Acknowledgements
164
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Michael Pigott is assistant professor of video art and digital media at the University of Warwick, UK.

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