Greeneland Travelogue

The British Film Institute's NFT just started a Graham Greene film program(me) as part of their Crime Scene series. Greene cast a strong shadow over British film and film noir.

The series includes a preview of a new BBC documentary by Frederick Baker about the making of Graham's greatest cinematic achievement, The Third Man. Shadowing The Third Man tells stories of Orson Welles' on-location "shenanigans" to get more money, and, oddly, projects scenes from the original film "onto the very walls and spaces where it was shot."

I don't get it, but it's listed as a UK-France-Japan production. If that means NHK, take a pillow: the hook for their soporific Kurosawa documentary was a totally content-free stunt reunion of Kurosawa actors and crew, which was no doubt crucial to greenlighting the film. [via Kultureflash]

Since 2001 here at, I've been blogging about the creative process—my own and those of people who interest me. That mostly involves filmmaking, art, writing, research, and the making thereof.

Many thanks to the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Program for supporting that time.

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