Autobiography and history on screen: The Life and Times of Lord Mountbatten

  title={Autobiography and history on screen: The Life and Times of Lord Mountbatten},
  author={Rebecca Coll},
  journal={Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television},
  pages={665 - 682}
  • Rebecca Coll
  • Published 2 October 2017
  • History
  • Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television
The television series, The Life and Times of Lord Mountbatten (1968), was a unique collaboration between an independent production company, Associated-Rediffusion, a national museum, the Imperial War Museum, and one of the most famous aristocratic and military figures of the twentieth century, Lord Mountbatten. Furthermore, Mountbatten was the programme’s presenter, appearing on screen to describe his experiences autobiographically. Through the use of film and images, Mountbatten’s ‘life’ was… 



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