Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 23

Feature Video – 23rd May – Bonnie and Clyde


The feature video on the MIRC website for this week is presented on the anniversary of the day that the wanted outlaws, Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, were killed in a police ambush as they were driving a stolen Ford Deluxe along a road in Bienville Parish, Louisiana. They were being hunted in the aftermath …

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May 17

Feature Video – 17th May – Dambusters Raid

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As we are changing our feature videos on a weekly basis, I thought I would take the opportunity to share some of the interesting facts and research material that I find out for each video that we post on our website. This weeks feature video is to commemorate the anniversary of Operation Chastise, carried out …

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May 04

Unidentified Fencing Object?

Do you know this man?

This wonderful piece of film shows a man displaying Japanese swordsmanship techniques but we have no idea who he is – do you? This was filmed for a piece that was included on Local Television station WBTW and aired in 1976. Please let us know if you have any idea about this person or remember …

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May 01

Unidentified Feline (?) Object

Still from "Unidentified," Vishniac 283

As Lydia mentioned, we plan to regularly post images of things, people and places that we are struggling to identify–Unidentified Filmed Objects, or UFOs, for short. We’re kicking the series off with this little fella, who was shot by the pioneering microcinematographer Roman Vishniac. Although he is more famous for his work filming micro-organisms, Vishniac loved …

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