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World film locations: Venice

Author: Michael Pigott
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect Books, 2013
Series: World film locations series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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Genre/Form: History
[Études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pigott
ISBN: 1841507202 9781841507200
OCLC Number: 997398737
Description: 127 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Maps/Scenes Scenes 1-8 1896 - 1958 Scenes 9-16 1962 - 1972 Scenes 17-24 1973 - 1984 Scenes 25-31 1988 - 1994 Scenes 32-38 1997 - 2001 Scenes 39-45 2003 - 2011 Essays Venice: City of the Imagination - Jeff Cotton The Tourist Gaze: Hollywood and the European Holiday - Anna Sloan City in the Sea: Venice's Canals and Waterways - Rosie Dias Romantically Detached - Louis Bayman Fear, Mystery and Death: Venice and Horror - John Bleasdale The Period Film: Venice and Literary Adaptations - Alberto Zambenedetti City of Reflections, City of Love - Emily Romanello and Giuseppe Gazzola Shooting in Venice - John Bleasdale
Series Title: World film locations series
Responsibility: edited by Michael Pigott.


Extensively illustrated with maps, film stills and present-day location photos, World Film Locations: Venice provides both a colourful guide to, and an incisive examination of, the floating city on  Read more...


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