Hands of Fame ⋆ Cladrite Radio
There are so many obscure careers in the world, jobs that get performed with almost no one ever noticing. In one of the opening scenes of Vittorio De Sica's Stazione Termini (released in the US under the title Indiscretion of an American Wife), the titular wife, played by Jennifer Jones, is writing a Dear Giovanni letter to her Italian lover. We see, close-up, a pair of hands inscribing words of passion and sorrow on a piece of stationery, and, naturally, we're meant to take those hands for Jones's. But the chances are very good, of course, that they weren't her hands at all. Whose hands were they?
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