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Eye on the World: Strange Excellency


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A selection of the most distinctive BBC documentaries produced in the last twelve months.

A documentary film which won both a Silver Plaque at this year's Berlin Television Festival and a Special Award at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
The story of Sir John Pope Hennessy, Colonial Governor, 1867-1889
One of the most extraordinary figures among the many extraordinary men who ruled the British Empire Based on the book Verandah by James Pope-Hennessy.
Music specially composed by Malcolm Williamson played by a section of the BBC Concert Orchestra
Conducted by Vilem Tausky
First shown on January 21
See page 16


Producer: Paul Bonner
Narrator: Anthony Jacobs
Voice of John Pope Hennessy: Alec Clunes
Music specially composed by: Malcolm Williamson
[Music] played by: A section of the BBC Concert Orchestra
[Orchestra] conducted by: Vilem Tausky
Film editor: Larry Toft

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Eye on the World: Strange Excellency

BBC One London, 26 July 1964 22.15

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