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Norse Mythology and Marvel Comics

What do The Mask, Thor, and The Saga of the Viking Women and their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent ? And what has this all got to do with Richard Wagner?

With Francine Stock

What do The Mask, Thor and The Saga Of The Viking Women And Their Voyage To The Waters Of The Great Sea Serpent have in common? And what has this all got to do with Richard Wagner? Norse mythology expert Eleanor Barraclough explains all.

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Writer Laura Snapes explains why certain musicians are used for their cultural cache as for their songs when it comes to movie soundtracks, and why the results can be unexpected, as the director of The Graduate discovered when he hired Simon and Garfunkel.

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28 minutes

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Thu 26 Oct 2017 16:00

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Role Contributor
Presenter Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest Eleanor Barraclough
Interviewed Guest Mark Cousins
Interviewed Guest Anna Smith
Interviewed Guest Christopher Nolan
Interviewed Guest Laura Snapes

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