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Reprinted from the New Hampshire Gazette, April 19, 1771
London, January 2, 1771: Friday last a press-gang was very busy at Newington-Butts, and having impressed a poor countryman from his wife and children, the distressed woman followed her husband with lamentations, which induced many women to sally from their houses. Among the Amazons was the famous Hannah Snell, who immediately demanded the captive from the lieutenant. He refusing, and bad words ensuing, she collared and shook him. Two sailers advanced to rescue their officer, whom she beat and challenged to fight any of the gang with fists, sticks, or quarter-staff, only let her be permitted to put off her stays, gown and petticoats, and put on breeches,
Frame by Frame
We’re heading down the stretch to principle photography for episode 2 of Courage, New Hampshire — “The Sons of Liberty.” Yesterday, we spent the better part of the day story-boarding the first week of shooting and it reminds me of a confession a big studio director once made about a major Pixar animation film. He said they spent five years storyboarding. Five years.
I’ve talked to a lot of folks about this process and I guess it goes all over the board. Continue Reading »