The Art and Culture of Movies
Short Writings on Film by Matt Barry
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
A Corner in Wheat (1909) and The Sower (1850)
These farm scenes in Griffith's A CORNER IN WHEAT (1909) -- modeled after Millet's "The Sower" (1850) -- were shot in Jamaica, Queens. I loved that this shot turns up in WALL-E (2008) as an artifact of planet Earth for people of the future.
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