Paul Wyand

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Name
Paul Wyand
Birth and death
1907 - 1968
Occupations
Profession details
Mechanic
Related place
Author
Alistair Grant

Paul Wyand (1907-1968) mechanic at Brooklands to Parry Thomas, newsreel cameraman for Pathé News and British Movietone. One of the greatest newsreel photographers of all time. His five thousand, two hundred and six assignments included filming battle of Monte Cassino, Churchill's visit to USA, crossing the Rhine with the advanced troops, the film of Belsen that was shown at Nürnberg trials, and the German surrender. He filmed the first pictures of our present Queen, the 1948 London and 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. He pioneered 'swing shots' and many techniques used in outside broadcast.

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