Cossacks in Argentina

Friday, January 11, 2008

In 1961, an American film crew arrived in Salta, Argentina, to make "Taras Bulba", an old-style Hollywood epic: it's set in 16th century Ukraine and features massive battle scenes on horseback. For some Salteños, the film seemed realer than real life. Federico Windhausen was intrigued by the strange folklore that’s bubbled up around it.

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  • Music from the Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack
    Artist: Franz Vaxman
    Label: Rykodisc
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Federico Windhausen

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