Kevin Brownlow

Kevin Brownlow

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An original typed seven page letter with interesting content on his own headed paper dated November 10th 1966, clearly signed at the conclusion in ink by Kevin Brownlow


One of a collection of around fifteen original mid-1960s letters returned to the correspondent (S. Bennett) from prominent film directors / animators / photographers and camera-men of the period. Mr Bennett during & whilst researching for a book wrote to them asking five questions in regards to their careers. 1) Assistance to career 2) Film directors they most admire 3) Most outstanding film 4) What film they would most like to make 5) Advice for an amateur film-maker. Many of these letters contain very lengthy interesting and detailed replies. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA


25x20cm Sized Letter


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About Kevin Brownlow

Kevin Brownlow

KEVIN BROWNLOW. British film historian, television documentary-maker, filmmaker, author and film editor. He is best known for his work documenting the history of the silent era. This interest grew into a career spent documenting and restoring film. He has rescued many silent films and their history. His initiative in interviewing many largely forgotten, elderly film pioneers in the 1960s and 1970s preserved a legacy of early mass-entertainment cinema. He received an Academy Award on 13th November 2010 ; the first occasion on which an Academy Honorary Award was given to a film preservationist.


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