See this link to the Library of Congress blog to read By Jove, It’s a Video Treasure Trove! – a collection of long-thought-lost early British TV shows have been unearthed. First reported in The Guardian on September 12, the tapes of these BBC productions show the early works of the likes of John Gielgud, Sean Connery, Gemma Jones, Dorothy Tutin, Robert Stephens, Susannah York, John Le Mesurier, Peggy Ashcroft, Patrick Troughton, David Hemmings, Leonard Rossiter, Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith and Jane Asher.
here’s just one treat:
See the LOC blog for short video clips of the young Connery and another of Maggie Smith – “absolutely fabulous”!