Category Archives: Anniversary

On this day: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Franz Stampfl’s birth

Today, November 18th, 2013, marks the 100th anniversary of Franz Stampfl's birth.  To honour the occasion, the team here at "A Life Unexpected" are delighted to reveal our new trailer for the film, featuring some of our interviewees from our filming to date. In addition to Sir Roger Bannister, Sir Christopher Chataway, Ulick O'Connor and members … Continue Reading ››

Farewell Europe – it’s been swell … now onto filming in Oz!

And so, it is finally over.  The first stage of filming for "Franz Stampfl: The Man Behind The Miracle Mile" is completed and "in the can" - or rather, on hard drives stored in my hand luggage with a back up copy in our Gaffer, Saraj Alkemade's checked in luggage.  Saraj and I have just … Continue Reading ››

50th Anniversary of 1956 Olympics @ MCG

Things suddenly got busy on the 1956 Olympics front, with the 50th Anniversary celebrations taking place in Melbourne during November 2006.  A lot of press coverage ensued, some of which we have included here, as well as a lot of footage taken by our crew of the re-enactment of elements of the Opening & Closing … Continue Reading ››