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Old 11-22-2015, 05:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Peter Morris View Post
So what? Isadora Duncan and Nijinsky were famous dancers. Their fame is baseupon movement. Technology existed to capture said movement, but wasn't used. (Or at least only a few seconds.) Not recording them is something of a loss to history.

Orwell fame is not based on moving, or for his voice. It's no huge loss that they weren't recorded.
I pointed out this lack of film & voice recording of Orwell purely as a curiosity. Though it now looks as if a small film record of him has been found recently. Still, as someone who worked for the BBC it's an interesting factoid that his famously strained voice has not been recorded.