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Ken Russell on Lair of the White Worm

Title
Ken Russell on Lair of the White Worm
Genre
Interview
TX Date
8 Mar 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:08:37
Description
Carol Allen interviews film director Ken Russell on his new spoof horror film Lair of the White Worm, based on a little known piece by Bram Stoker with plenty of nuns and phallic symbols and set in Derbyshire; his reputation as an enfant terrible; his religious belief and use of religious imagery; future plans.
Contributors
Carol Allen; Ken Russell
Keywords
Films; Cinema; Christianity; Religious belief; Bram Stoker; Catholicism; Film making; Ken Russell; Film directors; Lair of the White Worm; Nuns

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