Photographs: 300 photographs
Supplanting the great sea ports as the primary points of entryto Britain, the country?s airports have seen an extraordinaryprocession of the famous and infamous as they come and go. Poisedthere, always, are the press photographers whose lives are spentcapturing these moments for newspapers of the day. None escapetheir lenses: Charlie Chaplin is seen in the 1930s swathed inflying helmet and goggles as he leaves Croydon for Paris and againin the 1950s after McCarthyism drove him from the USA. Predictably,The Beatles are captured leaving for their triumphant tour ofAmerica, but less predictably the Thunderbirds puppets pose on thesteps of a plane, bound for Japan.ISBN13: 9781906672317
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