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Portraits and Reflections


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Seven films by John Read
In 1951 John Read made a film about Henry Moore , it was the first all-film documentary ever made by the BBC; since that time he has specialised in the making of programmes about art and artists.
To celebrate 30 years of distinguished work
Sir Huw Wheldon introduces Albrecht DUrer (1471-1528)
' My painting will last for 500 yeaTs' This was the boast of one of Germany's greatest artists. The truth of his claim can be seen in tonight's film.
Narrator GARY BOND
Written and produced by JOHN READ
A BBC and BAVARIAN TELEVISION service co-production.


Unknown: John Read
Unknown: Henry Moore
Introduces: Sir Huw Wheldon
Produced By: John Read

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Portraits and Reflections

BBC Two England, 10 January 1983 19.05

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