The Making of Napoleon by Mike Walker, from an idea by Andy Jordan. This was first broadcast 13 April 1996 as part of Radio 4's Film 100 season, in the Saturday Playhouse slot.


A drama-documentary of how film pioneer Abel Gance's monumental Napoléon was saved from neglect and destruction by film historian and former boyhood fan Kevin Brownlow. Includes interviews with Kevin Brownlow and composer Carl Davis.


Directed in Bristol by Andy Jordan

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