Tag: light

November 3, 2014 /

A tour de force of production design by Hans Dreier. Pictured here is an unidentified artisan with a grouping of heavily featured set pieces – the ominous sculptures of “The Scarlet Empress”. The writer, director, producer, Josef von Sternberg had this to say about filmmaking: Shadow is mystery and light…

May 19, 2014 /
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March 27, 2013 /

George Kaplan, a friend writes from somewhere in the British Isles: I was looking for somewhere to put this and well this piece seems not totally inappropriate because the extract at least begins with a quotation about L.A.’s winter light – “Robert Towne, who wrote the L.A. classics Chinatown and…

November 14, 2012 /

Light filled rooms, figurative walls: – –