Archive for Annabella


Posted in FILM with tags , , , , on May 5, 2011 by dcairns

Pal Fejos’ miraculous and deeply weird MARIE LEGENDE HONGRIOSE gets the Forgotten treatment over at the Daily Notebook, so hurry on over! Staying with this week’s editing theme at Shadowplay, I touch a little on the filmmaker’s unusual cutting patterns: he’s really not like anybody else. Mesmeric repetition is a big part of his approach, I’d say. With variations. Mesmeric repetition with variations is a big part of his approach. A big part of his approach is mesmeric repetition with variations.


Posted in FILM with tags , on June 1, 2008 by dcairns


The delightful ’30s movie star Annabella, besides being married, for ten years, to Tyrone Power (A complicated job, one would imagine), was also the daughter of the man who imported the Boy Scout movement to France.

Stick with me, kids — it’s not much fun but it’s EDUCATIONAL.