Show Business: The New Fellini: Venice on Ice

"I have made a movie as if in flight, " says Master Film Maker Federico Fellini, "as if it were a sickness to be got through. " Few pictures have been as eagerly awaited as Fellini's Casanova, the director's most recent bout with "sickness, " which has lasted nine months, and appeared for a while to be terminal. Now scheduled for pre-Christmas release in the U.S., Casanova managed to survive the theft of two reels of early footage; almost identical alternate work prints were substituted. Then last December Producer Alberto Grimaldi canceled Casanova...

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