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MAGNUM STORY 1, THE

UK (MIFF 2007, Magnum In Motion)

MAGNUM STORY 1, THE

Part I of The Magnum Story unfurls the careers of the four founders - Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and David (Chim) Seymour - during the 30s and World War II, after which they came together to create the agency.

Check out the Talking Picture Session - Pictures in Motion

D/P Patricia Wheatley, Rosemary Bowen-Jones WS Magnum Photos TD betaSP/1989/64mins

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