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|Other titles||Making of Britain (Television program)|
|Statement||edited by Lesley M. Smith.|
|Contributions||Smith, Lesley M.|
|LC Classifications||DA175 .M34 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 216 p. :|
|Number of Pages||216|
|LC Control Number||84022185|
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2nd Unit Director David Bracknell (right) plans an aerial sequence with aerial cameraman Skeets Kelly (left) and Wing Commander George Elliot (second from right).
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