Foreign News: Gone to Earth

"Riding after them, breaking from the wood on every side, came the hunt," wrote Authoress Mary Webb in the climax to her 32-year-old novel, Gone to Earth. "Coming, as they did, from the deep gloom, fiery-faced and fiery-coated, with eyes frenzied by excitement, and open, cavernous mouths, they were like devils emerging from hell on a foraging expedition."

Last summer, when British Movie Director Michael Powell and Producer Emeric Pressburger set up their cameras in Britain's green Shropshire to film Gone to Earth, starring Jennifer Jones, the horsy set at the market...

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