1909 - 1999

Writing as: Robert Barr

According to the lengthy bio on "A former newspaper reporter and BBC war correspondent, Robert Barr wrote and produced the first television documentary for BBC Television, Germany Under Control (tx. 18/9/1946), a short report based on an eight weeks' tour of the British zone in post-war Germany. Two years later, he produced the BBC's first full-length (45 mins) documentary, Report on Germany (tx. 9/7/1948), using film specially shot by German cameramen. He was the BBC's first TV documentary writer and producer and established the corporation's Documentary Section."

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