The Swanton Astra

Neale, E.
April 1987
Image Technology;Apr1987, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p142
Trade Publication
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles that were published in previous issues including the report and photograph of the RAF Astra cinema and the stereo sound for television and the production techniques for drama in the February 1987 issue and the review of the Canadian time code session by Len Green.


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