To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems. AN almost incredible hodge-podge of childish notions concerning the life and times of Francisco Goya, the titanic Spanish painter, has been spread upon the screen with an earnestness of performance and a lavishness of color and spectacle that are downright embarrassing in "The Naked Maja.
The music score was by Angelo Lavagnino and the cinematography by Giuseppe Rotunno. Screenplay A screenplay, or script, is a written work by screenwriters for a film, television program or video game. These screenplays can be original adaptations from existing pieces of writing.
Wonderful sets, gorgeous costumes, stunning photography, superior music--but none of it can overcome the dumb script, the inane direction, and the rotten acting by much of the cast. Franciosa is a poor painter, Goya, who meets Gardner, a duchess, in a local inn. They like each other immediately but she takes an imagined slight at something he's said.
The working title of the film was Goya. Prior to the production of The Naked Majaother projects were in the works to dramatize the life of famed painter Francisco Goya y Lucientes — The item stated that Mann was in discussions with United Artists, but there is no further information on the project.
A wretched romantic biopic on the uproarious life of the 18th century Spanish peasant painter Francisco Goya It has as much going for it in depth as a kindergarten drawing; it also lacks the strong points of a child's painting, such as a child's innocence, natural charm and good intentions. This is one bad pic.
The music score was by Angelo Lavagnino and the cinematography by Giuseppe Rotunno. It is based on a novel by Noel Gerson. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The daughter of a dirt-poor sharecropper from rural North Carolina, the young Lucy Johnson her real name had little if any formal training as an actress. Nor, in the year movie career that followed, did she ever seem to feel the lack of it. Her beauty was so lush — and her presence so regal and radiant — that Ava Gardner managed to leap-frog the petty confines of mere Drama and landed directly and squarely in the magic circle of Myth.
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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? While the Prime Minister of Spain schemes to betray his country to Napoleon's forces and the Spanish Inquisition is winding to a close overplayed here Goya is trying to survive the pangs of love he feels for the aloof Duchess. In reality, the artist was seriously ill during this period -- in the last decade of the 18th century -- and actually went deaf.