US Doc in Eastern Bloc

1. Polska 1958, kolorowe zdjecia/Poland 1958, colour photos

Kodachrome photos taken by a US Orthopeadic Doctor in Poland, 1958

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I N T E R MISSION

I N T E R MISSION

Praha, 1959

Budapest, 1959

US Doc in Eastern Bloc is a forthcoming 4 part series of photo- videos of a US doctor travelling within the Eastern Bloc 1958 – 1960. His speciality was Orthopedics, and he may have been attached to the World Health Organisation in Geneva. The series starts mid-January 2022

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HAHN HUNSRUCK HEIMAT 2009

HAHN HUNSRÜCK HEIMAT 2009

HAHN: a village in the Hunsrück – HUNSRÜCK, where German film maker Edgar Reitz set his epic film series, spanning from 1918 to post re-unification Germany in 1990.

HEIMAT – Home

HAHN also was an important USSAF/NATO base. By 2009, with the changing political situation, it was almost unused, except for occasional NATO exercises.

HAHN is 117 km (73 miles) from Frankfurt. In 2009 RyanAir were flying a small schedule of flights from the UK to HAHN, a destination they called Frankfurt Hahn.

As a USAAF base it feautured in the post German re-unification segment of Edgar Reitz’s HEIMAT.

Waiting for a return flight to the UK I took photos.

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The Life of Things

The Life of Things

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Borders Town

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Jean Vigo, “L’Atalante, Bassin de la Vilette & Canal de St Denis.

Jean Vigo 1905 -1934

Homage to Jean Vigo, poetic film director of two short films A propos de Nice (1930) and the banned Zero de Conduite (1932) and his final film, the feature film L’Atalante, mutilated on its 1934 release, the year he died from tuberculosis.

Poet and screenwriter Jacques Prévert near the Bassin de la Villette, 1955. He was an ‘Extra” in Vigo’s Zero de Conduite. photo Robert Doisneau.

Near the Bassin de la Villette, 2008. photo Pete Grafton

Canal St Denis, 2008. photo Pete Grafton

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The Egg and Sperm Race: Someone Else, Not me

The Egg and Sperm Race: Someone Else, Not Me

The extra-ordinary lottery of who we are born to, in what part of Earth, in what century, and if we are born at all.

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Dirty White Boy – Soho Photos

Dirty White Boy – Soho Photos

Dirty White Boy – Soho Photos now on Pete Grafton/You Tube

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Fernandel à Berne

Fernandel à Berne

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Wedding Italian Style (Bologna)

Wedding Italian Style (Bologna)

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