BECTU HISTORY PROJECT
NOTES ON INTERVIEW WITH ALAN GOATMAN NO.501 22.3.01
Tape 1, side 1
Born August 15th 1918.Rhudlan, Wales, Grammar School, one of six boys. London.
Henry Thornton, Clapham. Matriculated 1934, trained as an accountant. B.I.P., A.B.P.C Officer commanding Film Unit 1946 out of services. Welwyn Studios, Robert Clark.
Wilson Sterling, Scotland, Ian Robb, Elstree Studios. 1946 8-9 months. Warwick Ward, assistant General Manager, 800 people, ABPC. Vaughan Dean, EMI, Associated British Productions, Lord Delfont, Sir John Reed, Bernard Delfont, UK Entertainment Corporation, Brian North, early retirement, 44 years, Industrial Relations Committee, Chairman 1972, Andrew Mitchell, 4 Walls. Studio House, Cliff Richards, Roger Moore, Charlie Drake, Church Warden, Rotarian, Veterans, Walter Mycroft, Joe Grossman, John Maxwell, Engels, Jimmy Wallace, Alec Boyd, Army Film Unit, , Territorial, Ian Strother, Chelsea Barracks, Dave MacDonald, Pinewood, Adjutant,0/C Major, Stages being built 1948, "Stagefright" Laurence Huntington, Tony Lumkin, Stanley Kubrick, Hugh Stuart,
Les Ostinelli, Harold Payne, Warner Brothers, Gerry Blattner, Moby Dick, John Hustbri, "Saint", Johnny Goodman, Lew Grade, TV series, National Studios, Moss, Socials, Sir Philip Walter, Maxwell's son in law, the quarter,
At this moment, Mrs. Goatman joined and we had general chat and memories of Boreham Wood.