Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Wednesday, June 08, 2016 10:34 am by Cristina in , , , ,    1 comment
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The Telegraph and Argus shows the transformation of Main Street for the filming of Sally Wainwright's To Walk Invisible.
Haworth's most visited street has been transformed to resemble the way it looked in the 1840s as part of a major new BBC drama about the Brontë Family.
The team responsible for To Walk Invisible has been busy installing replica 19th century style shopfronts and laying compost down on the street to make it look bleaker and grubbier.
Preparation work on Main Street began late last month but the "set dressing" intensified last week.
A section of the street was then closed to both vehicles and pedestrians from Monday and will reopen at 7pm on Thursday.
The closure will allow filming to take place between the Post Office and Croft Street. Several shops have temporarily closed and will re-open at the end of this week.
Traffic diversions have been put in place, with pedestrian routes between the upper and lower parts of Main Street signposted.
To Walk Invisible has been written and directed by Yorkshire woman Sally Wainwright and is due to be shown by the BBC at Christmas.
Main Street trader Simon Packham, whose shop And Chocolate has been made to look like an 1840s ironmonger's, said he was deeply impressed by what the set makers have achieved.
"I'm amazed by the work they've done here, it's incredible," he added.
"I'm really looking forward to seeing this screened." (Miran Rahman)
Local pages on Facebook also show pictures of the amazing work: Haworth Village (which also reminds visitors of what to do if visiting when filming is in progress), Robin Page and Hawksbys.

The Huffington Post interviews writer Adrienne Kennedy. It's not unusual for writers to mention the Brontës in interviews, but this mention is rather different.
Tanya Selvaratnam: What did you want to be when you grew up? Adrienne Kennedy: I wanted to be a movie star, like Bette Davis in The Letter or Merle Oberon in Wuthering Heights, Ingrid Bergman in Gaslight, Judy Garland.  I was named after a movie star, Adrienne Ames.
Gaia Dergi (Turkey) has an article on Victorian women.
Ayrıca fakir olsalar da bir vasi altında eğitim alan genç kadınlar, o dönemde mürebbiye olabiliyor, maaşlı çalışan olarak görülebiliyordu. Bunun iyi bir örneğini Charlotte Brontë Jane Eyre romanında yansıtır. Romanda, toplumsal eşitsizlik ile ilgili de dönem hakkında bilgiler figürler üzerinden okurlara aktarılır. Bu dönemde kadınların yaptığı mesleklerden biri de hemşirelikti. Hatta araştırmacı Roberts’a göre hemşireliğini iş alanı olarak kadınlar arasında yayılması Kırım Savaşı sebebiyle olmuştu. Kırım Savaşında da bulunan İngiliz hemşire Florence Nightingale’in çalışmaları, saygıdeğer kadınlara karanlık çağlarda kadınlar tarafından oluşturulan din topluluklarının yaratılmasından beri en büyük iş olanaklarını sağlamıştı. Ama şunu belirtmek gerekir ki hemşirelik tıpkı yazarlık gibi maddi durumu iyi olan kadınların arasında seçilen bir meslekti. Fakat bazen hemşirelikte olmasa da yazarlıkta istisnalar çıkabiliyordu. Brontë Kardeşler bu istisnaya iyi bir örnek oluşturuyordu. Zorlu hayatları bu istisnayı ortaya getirmişti. (Zozan Çetin) (Translation)
Falter (Austria) has an article on Wuthering Heights. Classic Movie Favorites reviews Jane Eyre 1944.

1 comment:

  1. Looks amazing! A different '40's event for Haworth ! lol

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