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Lost footage from the ’60s and ’70s rediscovered

Almost 20,000 film cans that has been stored for decades in tunnels deep underground in central London have been brought back to light. Now owned by the Associated Press, the news bulletin footage that has recently endured a restoration process reveals clips of a young Saddam Hussein and footage of Beirut being billed as a holiday destination.
July 2, 2009

Almost 20,000 film cans that have been stored for decades in tunnels deep underground in central London have been brought back to light. Now owned by the Associated Press, the news bulletin footage that has recently endured a restoration process reveals clips of a young Saddam Hussein and footage of Beirut being billed as a holiday destination.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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