Fairs on film have evoked a nostalgic atmosphere of Americana, as typified by the three film versions of State Fair. The turn-of-the-century musical Meet Me in St. Tyrone Power in Nightmare Alley. In contrast to frivolous fairs, carnival films have tended to offer a darker view of life.
Read on and then go congratulate her! I've been asked to do a guest post as I was the first person to officially declare I had hit the fiftyfiftyme target of reading fifty books new to me and watching fifty films new to me. I completed the challenge back at the end of August and one of the things the fiftyfiftyme team wondered was whether there was a particular month or season where I had struggled to keep up with the challenge. Well, if I hadn't already hit target then September onwards would have been the answer, which is why this blog post is over a month late! It was all Camilla's fault For the last couple of years I kept track of what books I'd read by adding their covers to a Facebook photo album. In January I finished adding the books I'd read in , which totalled seventy books.