The editing process is underway for the Dreaming Spools series of podcasts that will soon be published on the University of Oxford podcasting channel. Keep an eye out.
If you’ve been following our blog you will know that William Lorton – great-nephew of Major James R. Savage, and owner of his film footage from his time at Mount Farm Airbase in Oxfordshire – has been involved in providing … Continue reading
In case you missed it on Sunday, Hannah spoke to Tom from Jack FM about the project for their ‘Sunday Roast’ programme. You can listen again here – Hannah’s chat with Tom is almost halfway through.
We will soon have the pleasure of interviewing Derrick Knight, filmmaker and secretary of Oxford University Film Society in the early 1950s. He worked with Guy L Coté, who became president of the Society, on many projects, and describes their … Continue reading
We’ve just launched our Instagram profile, which will keep you updated with pictures and short clips of some of the footage we’ve found in our Dreaming Spools research: http://instagram.com/dreamingspools – follow us for previews!
Today we spoke to Jack FM about our project, and you can hear the conversation on Sunday 17th August on their ‘Sunday Roast’ programme!
We’re excited to release this short insight into the project, with a few peeks at some of the shots of the footage we have collected so far:
A few years ago, Westminster Council digitised a reel of film that was shot by the wartime mayor of Marylebone in west London, Alfred Coucher, who was also the area’s chief air raid warden. After the war he stored the films … Continue reading