Cagliostro


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Cagliostro

lecherous peasant posing as count. [Ital. Hist.: Espy, 335]
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Today it is easy to see how his discussion on Cagliostro and the count of Saint-Germain which was applicable to II Pendolo di Foucault becomes equally important for Il cimitero di Praga.
Spalanzani finds a double in the character of Cagliostro as painted by Chodowiecki, Ethal in the dwarf of the Duca D'Alba as depicted by Antonio Moro.
Cipri and Maresco's third feature film, Il ritorno di Cagliostro (2003), is about the Trinacria Cinematografica's failed attempts to make Sicily the rival of Cinecitta.
Dracula III #4; agents of the sorcerer of Cagliostro are called golems,
The last alchemist: Count Cagliostro, master of magic in the age of reason.
Orr helpfully draws attention to the vogue of miracle working charlatans in eighteenth and nineteenth-century Europe (she should have mentioned Cagliostro as well), and their role in inspiring Flaubert's recreation of Apollonius.
Then the memorial plaque that said Count Cagliostro had lived there became clearly visible.
Schunzel later directed Veidt in Der Graf von Cagliostro (1920).
There's no denying that Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979), Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984), Castle in the Sky (1986), My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Kiki's Delivery Service (1989), and Porco Rosso (1992) are splendid inventions.