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The Mighty Continent


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A View of Europe in the Twentieth Century Written and narrated by John Terraine
With personal comments by Peter Ustinov
1: Hey-Day Fever
This series traces the thorny road Europe has travelled from 1900 to the present day. The first episode heralds the birth of the 20th century with the great Paris Exhibition of 1900. We see Paris as a centre of the arts, the magnet of the cultivated world, and Vienna as its great rival. We see the mighty continent at its hey-day.
But is it really a continent, or is it just a group of rival nations?
Associate producer BRIAN LEWIS Producer PETER MORLEY
(In association with SDR Stuttgart and Time-Life Films)
Book (same title), £5.95, to be published on 28 November


Unknown: John Terraine
Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Music: Herbert Chappell
Music: Graphics Bernard
Editor: Allan Tyrer
Producer: Brian Lewis
Producer: Peter Morley

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