Elstree and Borehamwood filmmaking documentary trailer released

Actor Barbara Windsor co-narrates the documentary From Borehamwood to Hollywood: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Elstree with Elstree film historian Paul Welsh

Actor Barbara Windsor co-narrates the documentary From Borehamwood to Hollywood: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Elstree with Elstree film historian Paul Welsh

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The trailer for a new documentary that will tell the story of 100 years of filmmaking in Elstree and Borehamwood has been released this week.

Howard Berry’s From Borehamwood to Hollywood: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Elstree tells the story of the studios from the opening of Neptune Studios in 1914 to the present day stories of the BBC Elstree Centre and Elstree Studios.

Interviewees include cast, crew and studio staff as well as historians and experts such as Steven Spielberg, Brian Blessed, Walter, Bryony Dixon of the British Film Institute, Brian Clemens, Sir Roger Moore and June Randall.

Made by TheCurators! Productions for the University of Hertfordshire, senior lecturer Howard Berry is Producing and Directing, with Paul Welsh interviewing and co-narrating with Barbara Windsor.

The film is currently in production with a release date planned for September 21, 2014.

The trailer can be viewed here:

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11:49pm Mon 12 May 14

Sasha12 says...

Ohhhh I cant wait for this I lived in elstree where on the busses was filmed from the bus depot & schooling in Borehamwood & living in borehamwood raising my own family I have seen alot of comings & goings with the studios also my son was in as a participating audience in a kids programme & we have watched many programnes filmed at the studios so this will be interesting.
Ohhhh I cant wait for this I lived in elstree where on the busses was filmed from the bus depot & schooling in Borehamwood & living in borehamwood raising my own family I have seen alot of comings & goings with the studios also my son was in as a participating audience in a kids programme & we have watched many programnes filmed at the studios so this will be interesting. Sasha12
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