Tony Palmer

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 Tony Palmer's Background

From Cambridge University (where he was also President of the Marlowe Society ), he joined the BBC . Following an apprenticeship with Ken Russell and Jonathan Miller , Palmer's first major film,Benjamin Britten & his Festival, became the first BBC film to be networked in the United States. With his second film,All My Loving, an examination of rock and roll and politics in the late 1960s, he achieved considerable notoriety.

In 1989, he was awarded a retrospective of his work at the National Film Theatre in London, the first maker of arts films to be so honoured.

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 Tony Palmer's Writing

Tony Palmer has published several books, and has written forThe New York Times,The Times,Punch,Lifemagazine etc. From 1967–74 he was a regular music critic forThe Observer. From 1969–74 he had a weekly column inThe Spectatorentitled 'Notes from the Underground'.

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 Tony Palmer's Filmography

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 Tony Palmer's Books

  • Born Under a Bad Sign(1970)
  • The Trials of Oz(1971)
  • Electric Revolution(1971)
  • The Things I Love– Liberace (1976)
  • All You Need Is Love(1976)
  • Charles II: Portrait of an Age(1979)
  • Julian Bream : A Life on the Road.London: Macdonald, 1982. ISBN 0-356-07880-9 . Text by Palmer, photographs by Daniel Meadows .
  • Menuhin: A Family Story(1991)

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 Tony Palmer's References

  1. IMDb: Tony Palmer Retrieved 24 September 2011
  2. The Telegraph UK 13 September 2009 South Bank Show review, The Last Bastion of Civilization on ITV. S. Heffer.
  3. Winners 1949–2010 [1] accessed 20 November 2010

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