Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Hollywood is unconcerned with historical accuracy in motion pictures

"And the Oscar for most historically inaccurate film goes to . . . all of them!" by Jeanine Basinger, © Washington Post, February 24, 2011. (Article)

"... Historians see a film and ask how accurate it is. Filmmakers ask: How accurate does it have to be? ... " [More]

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Similarly in print.

6/16/2011 11:19 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

See related discussion.

11/06/2011 11:58 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tell the truth ... There were women on the grade, along with those hard working men, and I can prove that.
They all worked hard, were paid in gold, and those that died (140 or so in construction accidents) were buried in place, and were eventually returned to China. ...

—G J "Chris" Graves, NewCastle, Cal.

12/19/2011 10:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The proof that Chinese women were present during the CPRR construction is that the Elko Independent, January, 5 1870, talking about remains of the CPRR Chinese states that "The remains of the females are left to rot in shallow graves".

12/20/2011 11:01 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"if enough people believe something, then it might as well be true"

5/20/2013 10:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Internet nonsense and Journalism 101: "A handy guide to stemming the flow of nonsense in your daily life."

12/31/2014 1:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Also see fauxtography, the photographic version of fake news; visual deception or propaganda.

7/10/2017 7:01 AM  

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