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Loch Ness 1966

In the Spring of 1966, while working on CANS, The Current Affairs News Service, we were approached by Timothy Dinsdale who was an aficionado on the subject of Loch Ness and the search for “Nessie”.  He was an aerodynamicist and we had to take him seriously.

Tim had devoted months of observation to his personal search for Nessie, armed with a Bolex camera.   The Bolex was a clockwork-motored camera and therefore limited in its running time before next requiring to be wound up.  Clockwork-driven cameras had caused cameramen embarrassment for years having a camera stop in the middle of a shot. Read more