The Cottingley Fairies Go To The Movies: Part 2

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Cian returns to the mystical, mythical, WW1-era pastoral English fairyland only to find that it’s become a weird British indie film hellscape of death, hallucinations, and poor life decisions in the SECOND of his Cottingley Fairy film analyses, this time talking about the 1997 movie PHOTOGRAPHING FAIRIES. Plus, as the film section is a bit short this time around, enjoy a bit of background about the extremely weird ‘Turanian Dwarf Theory’ in which writers and anthropologists came to believe that folkloric dwarfs and fairies are memories of an ancient prehistoric race of subhumans …

SOURCES:

Britishfairies.wordpress.com

Strange And Secret Peoples, Carole Silver

https://books.google.ie/books?id=3GeN25gJZK0C&pg=PT153&lpg=PT153&dq=turanian+dwarf+theory&source=bl&ots=zuY-wpeZUu&sig=ACfU3U32W4kyakxoirgnKqXVpr3UAf1rAw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjB2MOio6DuAhUVZxUIHcyYCPAQ6AEwEHoECAYQAg#v=onepage&q=turanian%20dwarf%20theory&f=false

Some Backgrounds Of Fairyland, HP Lovecraft

http://www.wikithulhu.com/article:some-backgrounds-of-fairyland

The Watcher By The Threshold, John Buchan

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/57402