21677Re: [mythsoc] Re: Are Hobbits white?
- Dec 9 11:42 PMIn this context, it's worth remembering that the Telmarines in the _Prince
Caspian_ film were played by experienced Italian and Spanish-language
actors. They were not only darker-complexioned than the English children,
they were also _much_ better actors, which did tend to tamper with my
sympathies for the characters.
"not_thou" <emptyD@...> wrote:
> Minor clarification: while their stories may have followed many Hollywood
> conventions and they often featured minor American actors in the leading
> roles, Spaghetti Westerns were thus named because they were produced or
> co-produced by Italian companies in Europe, usually in Spain, and thus
> quite understandably with a supporting cast of Italian and Spanish actors.
> It is, however, quite true that genuine Hollywood productions would often
> employ darker-complexioned actors of any ethnicity to portray Native
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