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The Big Kill-Off

Episode 4 of 10

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 20 January 2011

David Thomson, author of The Biographical Dictionary of Film, continues his journey through the power of cinema. Episode 4: The Big Kill Off.

Cinema has made us see death and final moments in any number of fiendish and inventive ways, but is it a little too in love with this shadowy realm? Thomson remembers those who lost their celluloid lives and entered our collective dreams.

Producer: Mark Burman.


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