[curtis] Dubai 1975 … Adam Curtis digs up some intriguing footage of Dubai in 1975 from the BBC Archive‘It is a glimpse of Dubai just before it started to become the strange fantasy world it is today. It has a great creepy British under-secretary for foreign affairs, plus very good tartan fashions.’

BBC Archive Footage Of Dubai In 1975 From Adam Curtis

This entry was posted on Saturday, December 12th, 2009 at 6:59 pm and is filed under Adam Curtis, BBC, World.

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Brilliant find! Living in Dubai as I do, this is a particularly fascinating and candid insight into how things once were, and what Sheikh Mohammed is actually like (not the sort of footage you normally see of him, needless to say).

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