The steamer, built to accommodate cargo and up to 15 people, was hastily outfitted to fit 1,180 passengers (plus 4 live oxen serving as the ship’s meat supply during the 40-day voyage, since the ship had no refrigeration facilities).
Those of us who spent hours contemplating their dream cast of the book loved the idea of Gwyneth (who’d act as a producer) playing Camilla Macaulay, the sole female member of the ancient Greek gang. Might Ethan Hawke or Leonardo DiCaprio round out the cast? We could dream.
Legendary music label 4AD has recently been adding classic videos to its YouTube channel from its 1980s and early '90s heyday, when the nascent post-punk/goth/dream-pop label was best known for artists such as Bauhaus, Cocteau Twins, Dead Can Dance, Pixies, and This Mortal Coil, among others.