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Nineteen 61 Revisited

The next Rock ‘N Roll Years post is that of 1961. You can find it below but first as I’ve done a couple of times before I’ve selected some of the films released that year and stuck them in a … Continue reading

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Summer in Marseille

At last I have got my film of the Bristol Cream 2016 tour to Marseille ready and here it is. It speaks for itself really but I haven’t gone to the trouble of giving it any credits in itself so … Continue reading

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Images

this is the first part of a two part series where i present some snaps taken mostly late at night on my way home from somewhere i walk a lot usually the same old streets but there’s a number of … Continue reading

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triumph of the west ii

From Socrates to Caesar to Jesus to Constantine to Marx with a lot of wisdom and beautiful images in between.

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Quicktime Problems

I am aware that there are problems viewing the films in that the controls at the bottom of the film don’t work currently (or at least not in all browsers). In order to watch a film click on it and … Continue reading

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Newcomers part 3

The last episode of The Newcomers ties it all up and ends with a birth. It’s shorter than the first 2 episodes and comes in at just over 40 minutes. The ending I have is a bit abrupt but I’m … Continue reading

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The Newcomers Part 2

The 2nd episode of The Newcomers is again well worth a watch for a number of reasons. One of the main of which for me is the ability to see the streets I wander round today as they looked 50 … Continue reading

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MCMLVII

the next episode of the rock ‘n’ roll years covers 1957. i’ve put together a list of some of the classic films of that year. the choice is fairly arbitrary and it could well be that i haven’t actually seen … Continue reading

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The Newcomers Part 1

About 15 years ago somebody my next door neighbour I think lent me a VHS tape which contained the 3 episodes of a documentary set in Bristol in the early 60s. It was directed by John Boorman who was working … Continue reading

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one plus one

my first post youtube step towards moving image representation begins here with a bbc archive clip of jean-luc godard which is the item i was in the process of trying to upload when the whole thing changed for me. the … Continue reading

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