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Re: VMs: Re: British Library
At 09:39 14/12/2004, you wrote:
>The problem is that when documentaries haven't got much of a story to tell (think of science documentaries before they started using computer graphics eye candy), they can be very boring. Also, documentary viewers typically want to learn something tangible and provocative about a subject - to instead learn that no-one really knows what the VMs is, would probably be a bit of a turn-off.
Yes there was a good documentary here in the UK a few years
back on Linear B.
"A Very English Genius: How Michael Ventris Cracked Linear B",
Channel 4, 2002.
But then that documentary could come to a neat conclusion as well
as focussing on the personality and personal struggles of Ventris.
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