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Podcast: The Movietone Years – episode twenty one

“The evacuation of Tristan Da Cuhna”

In October 1961 the inhabitants of Tristan da Canha were forced to evacuate the island, at the time I was Assignments Manager at British Movietone News and we met the evacuees when they arrived in Southampton in November. This week’s podcast recalls the circumstances of the filming of the evacuees and editing a film of Tristan Da Cuhna.

The following articles relates to the subject of the podcast:

Tristan Da Cunha 1961

Colleagues: Richard S. Clark – UPMT

Click on the player below to listen to this week’s episode:

Tristan_da_Cunha4You can also click on the link below (works for iPad and iPhone) or right click on the link below to download an enhanced version with images, chapters and links (AAC, m4a file):

The Movietone Years – Episode twenty-one

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