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Sam Wanamaker dies of cancer

Title
Sam Wanamaker dies of cancer
Genre
News report; Tribute; Obituary
TX Date
19 Dec 1993
Year of production
1993
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Duration
00:02:33
Description
Report on the life and death of 74-year-old actor and director Sam Wanamaker following a battle with cancer. Wanamaker was responsible for the campaign to rebuild the Globe Theatre in Southwark, London where William Shakespeare’s first plays were performed. Speakers are archive Sam Wanamaker and actor Robert Powell in tribute. Ian Fenn reports.
Contributors
Robert Powell; Sam Wanamaker; Ian Fenn
Keywords
Deaths; Actors; London; Cancer; Film makers; Southwark; Sam Wanamaker; William Shakespeare; Globe Theatre

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