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#1 Lucille Oka

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 05:08 PM

I love movies, black & white or color, new or old period pieces or contemporary themed. But many of my favorite movies usually have good shots of beautiful ceramic ware in them.

Some movies I buy just to see the ceramics. I have a list of my favorites. I won’t tell you which scenes these pots appear, it will be more interesting when you spot them. If you ever venture to see these films I have noted the star of the film so as not to confuse it with movies of similar titles. Do you have any favorite pot films? Please let me know so I can see it too.



1. Laura (Gene Tierney)

2. Room With A View (Helena Bonham Carter)

3. Pride and Prejudice (Keira Knightley)

4. Lord of the Rings Trilogy

5. Romeo and Juliet (Leonard Whiting)

6. King's Speech (Colin Firth)

7. Remains of the Day (Anthony Hopkins)

8. Dial M for Murder (Ray Milland)

9. Sense and Sensibility (Emma Thompson)

10. All about Eve (Bette Davis)



The following are honorable mentions reason being the ceramic ware was destroyed or there were only a few or they were shown very briefly-

-Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (Harrison Ford)

-Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown (Judi Dench)

-Rebecca (Joan Fontaine)

-Hope and Glory (Sebastian Rice Edwards)

-Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Daniel Radcliff)

-Casablanca (Humphrey Bogart)

-Maltese Falcon (Humphrey Bogart)

-Holiday (Katherine Hepburn)

-The Godfather (Marlon Brando)

-The Mummy (Brendon Frasier)


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#2 Marcia Selsor

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 07:28 PM

<"Ugetsu" Japanese Classic about a potter corrupted by greed B and W from the 50s.
http://www.filmcriti...ws/1953/ugetsu/
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Posted 28 January 2012 - 02:40 AM

Dear Lucille,

Some would say you are complete nuts, to have such a weird potty fetish.
But I understand (I think).


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Posted 28 January 2012 - 03:38 PM

<"Ugetsu" Japanese Classic about a potter corrupted by greed B and W from the 50s.
http://www.filmcriti...ws/1953/ugetsu/
Marcia


I was going to list this one, but Marcia beat me to it.

How many movies have the potters as protagonists? A must see. Great sets. It's a Japanese "morality play"......."know your place in life".

Watch the background.

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 04:01 PM

What . . . no one to speak up for "Reefer Madness" and "Ghost"?

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 06:01 PM

I don't know if this counts as a ceramic pots movie but they do work with a lot of clay in sculpting maquettes in the movie: Camille Claudel , Rodin's mistress and great sculptor in her own right. It's a great movie you get so involved in it you forget its in french and your a sniffling mess with piles of wet tissues around you by the end of the movie. I think I need to rent it again. Denice

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 06:01 PM

"What . . . no one to speak up for "Reefer Madness" and "Ghost"?"

Well, I guess it had to be mentioned, and only five posts in!

Boy, you have a great eye, Lucille, I have never paid that much attention to the pottery in movies. I'll have to look for them in "Laura" and "Rebecca", I have both on DVD; besides, I get to watch a movie with Gene Tierney in it!

#8 Marcia Selsor

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Posted 29 January 2012 - 09:21 AM

I love movies, black & white or color, new or old period pieces or contemporary themed. But many of my favorite movies usually have good shots of beautiful ceramic ware in them.

Some movies I buy just to see the ceramics. I have a list of my favorites. I won’t tell you which scenes these pots appear, it will be more interesting when you spot them. If you ever venture to see these films I have noted the star of the film so as not to confuse it with movies of similar titles. Do you have any favorite pot films? Please let me know so I can see it too.



1. Laura (Gene Tierney)

2. Room With A View (Helena Bonham Carter)

3. Pride and Prejudice (Keira Knightley)

4. Lord of the Rings Trilogy

5. Romeo and Juliet (Leonard Whiting)

6. King's Speech (Colin Firth)

7. Remains of the Day (Anthony Hopkins)

8. Dial M for Murder (Ray Milland)

9. Sense and Sensibility (Emma Thompson)

10. All about Eve (Bette Davis)



The following are honorable mentions reason being the ceramic ware was destroyed or there were only a few or they were shown very briefly-

-Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (Harrison Ford)

-Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown (Judi Dench)

-Rebecca (Joan Fontaine)

-Hope and Glory (Sebastian Rice Edwards)

-Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Daniel Radcliff)

-Casablanca (Humphrey Bogart)

-Maltese Falcon (Humphrey Bogart)

-Holiday (Katherine Hepburn)

-The Godfather (Marlon Brando)

-The Mummy (Brendon Frasier)



Add Taming of the Shrew with Taylor and Burton...great props.
Marcia

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 07:47 PM

Shakespeare in Love, a lovely little e'ware cup.
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