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Peter Bale on the early days of the BBC

WildFilmHistory's 2006 interview with Peter Bale, a filmmaker who worked on natural history programming for the BBC starting in the early 1950s. Here he talks about the early days of the BBC's natural history unit and how they used early technology to get the first night shots of foxes.
August 19, 2008

WildFilmHistory’s 2006 interview with Peter Bale, a filmmaker who worked on natural history programming for the BBC starting in the early 1950s. Here he talks about the early days of the BBC’s natural history unit and how they used early technology to get the first night shots of foxes.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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