Eric Davidson obituary

Eric Davidson obituary
 

My father, Eric Davidson, who has died aged 87, was a writer and film-maker of restless energy, impish humour and eclectic curiosity who saw documentary film-making as a calling.
He came to television at a time when it was introducing society to unheard voices, and he brought to it a cinematic approach. Through the BBC series Travellers’ Tales in the 1960s and its successor, The World About Us, he brought distant cultures to the small screen in films composed from existing footage, such as India! My India! (1966), and films he shot himself, such as Letter from Thimphu (1968), from the... read more

 
18 March 2018 in Showbiz, Views: 42
Source: Guardian
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