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  • Terence

    New Technology From 1970

    June 14, 2011, 6:53 am
    The introduction of new video editing and recording systems and the ones that fell by the wayside. The article also chronicles the difficulty in supplying video masters for an international audience.

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    • From guest contributor Derek Evans
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      From guest contributor Derek Evans

      September 27, 2011, 2:31 pm
      New Decade was founded by Stanley Marks along with his father John Marks in the early 1960's and were located on the top floor of 12, Orange Street just off the Haymarket in London. I had known Stanley from British Movietone and maintained contact with him while working at Southern Television. Stanley Marks was a...

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    • Tile Factory 1959
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      Tile Factory 1959

      August 12, 2011, 11:25 am
      In 1959, Les Hendy, ABV2's Senior Cameraman, came to me one day with a proposition. He had been approached to make a short film for a company down the Nepean Highway. He had spoken to John Cameron to get permission. Cameron could not see any reason why it should not be done. He was not...

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    • Checkerboard joining
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      Checkerboard joining

      July 26, 2011, 8:49 am
      John Abbott, the cameraman, knew that I was a film editor and he asked me to help him from time to time. I would go to his house in Harrow where, after building an extension, he had a large bedroom converted to a cutting room. I would go there after work and do his job...

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    • Terence
      EDITING

      A typical newsday at GTV9 1957

      July 16, 2011, 8:32 am
      Editing film from several sources for two live evening news bulletins during the early days of Australian television.

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    • Terence
      EDITING

      Early days of video tape 1958

      July 5, 2011, 4:52 am

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    • Terence
      EDITING

      British Movietonews – the process from idea

      June 20, 2011, 7:07 am
      A slice of editing history from the 1940's and 50's (and the characters involved), describing how Movietone planned their news output, how the stories were filmed and edited and released and the process it took.

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    • Terence
      EDITING

      A Film Out Of Synch 1960

      June 6, 2011, 1:53 pm
      Solving an editing problem about synchronization, even better than that - for the opposition.

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    • The Coronation 1953
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      The Coronation 1953

      June 3, 2011, 11:25 am
      The Coronation of our new Queen was announced for June 2nd 1953. For months before there were build-up stories. These ranged from dress makers at work on the Queen's robes to the arrival of Commonwealth and Empire troops who would be in the parade. Decorations were going up everywhere and souvenirs of everything were available [...]

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    • Terence Gallacher
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      Terence Gallacher

      June 3, 2011, 5:20 am
      Here's my twitter feed, updated when I publish a new article on my blog.

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    • The Epsom Derby - 1946 to 1954
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      The Epsom Derby - 1946 to 1954

      June 2, 2011, 3:32 pm
      As a young man at Movietonews, another of my Sports fixtures was the Epsom Derby. I was recruited each year to run the rushes from the start, across country to an assembly point behind the Grandstand, where dispatch riders whisked them off to the Laboratory at 22 Soho Square. The distance from the start to [...]

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