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“The Story of the Century!”

Story of the Century book coverThe papers, presentations and proceedings of an international conference held at the National Film Theatre, London, between 2 and 4 October 1996 which brought together cameramen, editors, producers, film and television researchers and academics from many countries to celebrate 100 years of news on film and television. The book provides a lively insight into the world of the newsfilm – one of the century’s most powerful forms of journalism. With its mix of formal papers, presentations and discussions, the material will inform and entertain everyone interested in news on film and television.

Edited by Clyde Jeavons, Jane Mercer and Daniela Kirchner

Published 1998. pbk. 170pages. ISBN0 901299 69 3
Price £15.00 +£2.50 p&p UK, +£9.50 + £6.00 p&p elsewhere