It's fitting that one of the earliest known depictions of quicksand comes from one of the earliest known comic strips—a 230-foot-long piece of linen embroidered with wool yarn nearly 1,000 years ago. The Bayeux Tapestry depicts the events leading up to the Norman Conquest, and in one panel, Harold, later King of England, pauses to rescue a pair of soldiers who have become trapped in the mud near Mont St. Michel...
28 September 2010
Movies with quicksand
history of quicksand in the movies, along with a slideshow of movie clips and a discussion of the erotic and fetishistic aspects of the genre.