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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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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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