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Posts tagged ‘Alexander Korda’

Movietone at War: The move to Denham

I am currently writing a book concerning the activities of British Movietone News from 1938 to 1946.   It mainly concerns The Second World War, but it also deals with the build up to the War and the aftermath.   So as well as my book I shall occasionally write an article based on extracts and research for the book: “Movietone at War”. Read more

The National News: The forgotten newsreel

In the summer of 1937, there must have been some considerable discontent with the newsreels.  A group of people with backgrounds within the film industry in general and the newsreels in particular decided that, with high ambition, they could produce the perfect newsreel. Read more