Friday Sep 15, 2023
Friday Sep 15, 2023
Friday Sep 15, 2023
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It’s a SPECIAL EDITION of The Missing Episodes Podcast.
Since private collector Terry Burnett returned two episodes in 2011 and the announcement in 2013 of nine episodes found in Nigeria, to date, no further missing episodes have been returned, despite the fact that episodes are known to exist in private hands. So, as they’re the most viable option for further Doctor Who missing episode returns in the future, it’s time to talk film collectors.
TV producer and missing episodes expert Paul Vanezis, along with well-connected and established film collectors John Clancy and John Franklin join Tim for a frank and colourful discussion on the hobby of film collecting and the film collecting community.
What is film collecting? Why do people collect film? Is there much interest in TV on film and how much of it is about? How did material make its way from copyright holders into collections? What is the size and state of film collecting today as a hobby? What are attitudes like about secrecy? Are film collectors deliberately hoarding missing episodes? The truth is probably more complicated than you think…
We learn that many collections are tragically ending up in landfill on a regular basis, so what can be done about that? One solution, being worked on by the panel, is to hold a film collectors’ event and we get to learn all about October’s “Film is Fabulous” and what that might reveal…
With enormous thanks John and John for taking the time to talk to a Doctor Who fan and indeed to Paul for making this happen.
Check out John Clancy’s home cinema here, on his channel “Movie Collector”: HOME CINEMA TOUR 2023 - 4K, 35mm Super 8 & THX Sound - YouTube
Noel Pratt’s astounding home cinema can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIbwkRnlumA&
And the last BFCC event can be viewed here (look out for a familiar face!): 35MM, 4K & SUPER 8 IN ONE SHOW: THE BRITISH FILM COLLECTORS CONVENTION 2023 - YouTube
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Executive Producers: Bedwyr Gullidge, Phil Mitchell and Rich Tipple.
Thanks to Harry Whitley on the piano! Harry Whitley Music (@Harrymusicmusic) / X (twitter.com)
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This free podcast borrows snippets of music from “Marche, Les Structures Sonores” – Lasry Baschet. The tune performed on the piano is “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” – Dallas/Taylor.