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Continuous Performance: The Silent Film (BBC Radio, 06/Dec/1946)

Broadcast Details

  • broadcast on BBC Radio (North and Northern Ireland Home Services)
  • date: 06/Dec/1946
  • length: approx 60 minutes


The story of the development of the cinema from the magic lantern to the Royal Command Performance. The Silent Film. Contributors include Charles Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Alfred Hitchcock, and pioneers of the industry. Narrator, Stewart Granger.



  • It is unlikely any copies of the broadcast have survived.