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Film Pioneer Honoured

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1162A
Date Released
13 Sep 1951
Date submitted
Aug 1951
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Bentley’s Welcome
  2. 2The Ball of the Century
  3. 3Skating Skill
  4. 4Jordan’s New King
  5. 5Film Pioneer Honoured
  6. 6Jap Peace Signed
  7. *Turpin Retains Title

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: William Freise-Greene Honoured. DESCRIPTION: At Brighton, where the late William Freise-Greene lived and (you might say) started the film industry. With his third son, Graham, Michael Redgrave inspected the workshop, where Freise-Greene invented the Magic Box. On behalf of the British Film Industry, he later unveiled a memorial tablet on the wall of the house. SHOTLIST: 20b. Middle Street Brighton the home of the above where his first film was invented. Michael Redgrave inspects workshop. Unveils tablet on wall to Freise-Greene. Speeches etc.
Keywords
Commemorations; Buildings and structures; Industry and manufacture; Ceremonies; Performing arts; Inventions and discoveries
Locations
Brighton
Card file number
56060
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Norman Fisher
Length of story (in feet)
108
Story extras:

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