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The archaeology of cinema, in AWW #5

Oh the drama! Director David Lean and his production crew battle with the elements during the filing of Ryan’s Daughter on the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland, 1970. But what remains on the ground?


Archaeology Worldwide’s Neil Faulkner (RIP) and Gary Rossin decided to find out, as they explain in their page-turning feature on the archaeology of cinema.


Click the button below to read their feature in full – it’s completely open-access!


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