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Rex Whistler

Synopsis

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The fourth in a series of six programmes from the BBC's Bristol Arts Unit. An artist's progress from the country houses of aristocratic England to an early death in 1944 on the battlefields of Normandy.
REX WHISTLER - painter, cartoonist, decorator, theatre designer - is remembered by his brother LAURENCE WHISTLER , SIR CECIL BEATON , LORD DAVID CECIL and LADY PENE-
LOPE REED.
Narrator MICHAEL HORDERN
Script JUDY MARLS
Producer DEREK BAILEY. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Laurence Whistler
Unknown: Sir Cecil Beaton
Unknown: Lord David Cecil
Narrator: Michael Hordern
Producer: Derek Bailey.






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