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Analogue Kingdom

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Synopsis

Gerald Wells stole his first radio, a Belmont, in 1943 at the age of thirteen. He was immediately sent to an approved school, whose psychiatrist diagnosed an obsession with wireless and electricity, an obsession that continues today.

The house Wells was born in and still inhabits is now home to over 1,500 wireless objects and 45,000 valves. Analogue Kingdom is a poetic portrait of Wells, founder and curator of the British Vintage Wireless and Television Museum. It reveals the charm of Wells' world, where radio relics and their attendant stories fill every nook and cranny.

Details

Year
2010
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
24 mins
Format
HD
Director
Esther Johnson
Producer
Esther Johnson
Editor
Sue Giovanni
Director of Photography
Liam Landoli
Sound
Emanuele Costantini, Esther Johnson, Peregrine Andrews
Music
Golden Hum
Principal Cast
Gerald Wells

Production Company

Blanche Pictures
Blanche Pictures
Tel: +44 (0)7866 586 248
http://www.blanchepictures.com
sales@blanchepictures.com

Sound and Music for Cut & Splice
3rd Floor
Somerset House
London
WC2R 1LA
UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7759 1800
info@soundandmusic.org

Sales
Company

Blanche Pictures
Tel: +44 (0)7866 586 248
http://www.blanchepictures.com
sales@blanchepictures.com