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Calendar, Night&Day Nights of <i>Cabiria</i>

Nights of Cabiria

When Giovanni Pastrone's three-hour, effects-laden masterpiece Cabiria burst onto Italian movie screens in 1913, some clever fellow coined the phrase "cinematographic opera." Nowadays we'd say "epic extravaganza" or some such hokum, but that doesn't begin to cut the senape either.…
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