Limner

Contributors

Limner was a 1894 film wherein Louisiana scenery, particularly its rice fields, was employed to visually represent Chinese rice paddies. This is one example of dislocation within motion picture production, where a region is represented on film as other than it is, for purposes of convenience and storytelling. [1]

Works Cited

  • Mathe Allain, “Glamour and Squalor: Louisiana on Film,” Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association 104.3 (1986): 229-237.

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