Movie Clip Wednesday
and this week has come up with a real stumper of a theme.
Flood Scene in a Movie
Princess really had to scratch her head about this one I couldn't recall a movie that I had actually seen that had a flood scene in it. There are other movies with scenes where the character is stuck underwater or about to drown with water rising all around them...
and although there are movies that have things filling up with water like Titanic
and Poseidon Adventure
and a couple with leaking submarines stranded at the bottom of the sea...
I thought... well they really aren't flood movies are they? They are already surrounded by water and just sink really .. or spring a leak at the worst possible moment leading to catastrophe.
While thinking on this theme it occurred to me that most of the worlds cultural
histories make reference in some way shape or form to a great flood that engulfed the world, I mean Moses managed to part the Red Sea (with some divine intervention) and then wipe out a few of the Pharaoh's finest by causing the water to flood their pathway again... Impressive yes... but not exactly a globe engulfing event...So... Finally
I have decided to go with a movie that I have never see but have found to be quite fascinating while exploring options for this post
This week... and although the film has been removed from "utubers" and other moving picture sites (something to do with copyright)... I have managed to find a few still posters and shots from the
1928 Michael Curtiz "Silent to Talkie" Movie
Oh.. and some footage from a "really truly" flood that happened in January just a few miles up the road from me... We still have water laying in paddocks and people still homeless as a result.
(I hope the link Plays)
And a gratuitous surf video of a lake that is occasionally breeched and allowed to flow into the sea to stop the houses up stream from flooding...
Enjoy Dhaaarlings and have a happy Movie Clip Wednesday