Saturday, 26 May 2018

Anne V Coates

It is a sad reflection of current broadcasting standards in this country that the passing of one of the great British contributors to motion pictures was relatively unremarked. Anne V Coates died on 8th May. There was a short acknowledgement on Radio 4's  Film Programme which followed two days later, but one would have thought that Last Word would have made room for a longer tribute. However, the lady herself did contribute to a Front Row edition after she received an honorary Oscar in 2016 and this programme is available for download.

Fortunately, print journals, from America's Variety to our own Guardian, have not been so short-sighted.

1 comment:

Frank Little said...

Last Word caught up on 1st June. Better late than never.