Book ID 961
Extract Author: William Gallagher
Extract Date: 4 December 1958
"The photographing of wildlife by means of still and moving pictures is now a commonplace but one of the great pioneers in this field was a man called Cherry Kearton," said RT. In his heyday, Kearton (1871 to 1940) was a pipesmoking Dr Livingstone type but it started Safari photography young: "and at 16 had developed a camera specially adapted for the purpose." Look: the start of it all was shown on BBC TV that day.
This extract was reproduced in the Radio Times for 1-7 Dec 2007.