RE: [Videolib] FW: feature films with scenes of nineteenth century life . . .

Maureen Tripp (Maureen_Tripp@emerson.edu)
Wed, 7 Feb 2007 09:57:01 -0500

Wow, thanks so much! This ought to keep the requestors busy . . .
I appreciate your help,
Maureen

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Subject: Re: [Videolib] FW: feature films with scenes of nineteenth
century life . . .

yeah oh yeah

Mary Reilly (London)
Christmas Carol (with George C. Scott) (London)
Sleepy Hollow (dir Tim Burton) ... New England village
The Bostonians
The Europeans
Daisy Miller
Portrait of a Lady
Gangs of New York
Total Eclipse (maybe...Paris and Brussels)
Around the World in 80 Days (2004 remake)
Moulin Rouge (Paris Paris Paris ala Baz Luhrmann's imagination
Les Miserables (Billy August version)
Vanity Fair? (Mira Nair)
Age of Innocence
Phantom of the Opera?
Oliver!
Various versions of Oliver Twist

also check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_in_film

At 01:04 PM 2/5/2007, you wrote:

>Can any cinemaphiles out there suggest feature films (past 20 years, say)
>that include scenes of European cities from 1865 - 1870--
>London, Rome, Paris, Liverpool, Brussels, Nice . . .
>and/or
>Beacon Hill or Boston-ish scenes (cobblestone streets, horses and
>carriage, but no electric lamps!)
>
>A group presenting material on Louisa May Alcott is looking for scenics
>(they have checked out the 1994 Little Women)
>Second question of the day, but a little more fun this time . . .
>
>
>Maureen Tripp
>Media Librarian
>Media Services Center
>180 Tremont St. 3rd Floor
>Boston, MA 02116
>maureen_tripp@emerson.edu
>(617)824-8676
>
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Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
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