Butterfly for Nabokov film
walter at rmi.net
Sun Feb 21 23:02:37 EST 1999
How about a atticus moth. They are breeding them year round at the Insect Pavilion at
Weatminister Colorado. It is a commercial venture so they can probably be bought. There phone
Serge Gregory wrote:
> I am a Seattle filmmaker making a short film based on a story by Vladimir Nabokov
> called "Christmas." In the story an Attacus moth miraculously emerges in the middle of
> winter and flies around a room. To film this scene I'm looking for a large butterfly or
> moth that I can obtain live in March or April, possibly a Luna moth, a silkworm moth or
> swallowtail--the most important factors are size and availability to be shipped to Seattle.
> Can anyone provide suggestions? Or perhaps refer me to a University of Washington
> entomologist with whom I can consult? Please email your response. Thank you.
> Serge Gregory
> Seattle, Washington
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