BEHP 0460 Geoff Mulligan
Notes of interview 19th October 1999.
[Transcribed from handwritten notes]
Born in Camberwell, London, 1928. Went to St Joseph’s School and then into RAF at 16 and a half. Flying training 1949; Ealing Technical College, photography. Younger film advertising, animation; joined ACT. Merton Park Studios, clapper boy on quota films; Two years; Shepperton focus puller, freelancing; three years; Documentary companies; Rayant; 1950s National Coal Board; Lionel Griffiths; British Transport; Worldwide; newsreels; aviation work, Farnborough; Alan Lawson, BBC Lime Grove; “Tubby” Englander; Dramas; cameraman, black and white; Panorama, Jack Warner Blue Lamp; 16mm; Z Cars; zoom lens; Birdseye view of Britain; Peter Allwork; Peter Pokofski; Ted [Shevoltaki?] Nowak; moonlighting; David Attenborough; Zoo Quest; Tonight; 18 months; commercial TV; Great Museums of the World; Geoff Baines; left BBC 1968; Tony Leggat; Paddy Russell; aviation; Jack Hildyard; Libya; Ceylon; Piece of Cake; CGB Generators; Star Wars serial work; Arthur Wooster; Aces High; Quatermass; King Ralph; Blame it on the Bellboy; commercials.