For Thursday, December 8, please do the following:
(1) Watch Ulysses (Mario Camerini, 1954), taking notes as you see
fit. In addition to the DVD being reserved at the library, the film is
also streaming on Amazon. Like Helen of Troy two years, later, this Italian-language film is one of the forerunners of the peplum genre.
Why they don't hire me to do taglines, part 1: Before he was Spartacus, Kirk Douglas was...ULYSSES!
Why they don't hire me..., part 2: Before she was Helen of Troy, Rossana Podestà was...NAUSICAA!
(2) Remember by noon on Thursday to comment on this post with your choice of a sequence from Ulysses to view in class.
(No, there's no secondary reading for today. Focus your non-viewing energies on your rough drafts. You're welcome!)