footage was taken on a hand-held 16mm Swiss made clockwork wound Bolex camera.
The film was black and white and for the TV channel in the west of England and
for Wales. It is among the first film of Machu Picchu ever seen on TV. Sound with
film would have been a big operaration in those days and Malcolm McKernan wrote
and read the commentary back in England. Macolm's style is typical of the age
and it has not been edited. Malcolm also wrote for the Western Daily Press
in Bristol and the story about our journey to Machu Picchu includes a report
on Lima. READ.
is more about Machu Picchu and our visit in such quiet times in Nonesuch News
READ for July 24th 2011 - the one hundreth anniversary of
Bingham reaching the ruins only to find a name scrawled on a wall - a Peruvian
Agustin Lizarraga had got there first.... ' Lizarraga 1902'
Morrison July 24th 2011