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Metro in the 1970s

PETER HAMILTON

Editor, Metro (1977–1981)

‘Whitlam!’

hat’s the one word that best captures Metro’s journey in the 1970s. When I first met Metro in 1973 – before it was even officially known as Metro – it was a roneoed newsletter created by a handful of passionate teachers who shared overlapping, twin goals: promoting cinema studies and super 8 filmmaking in the classroom. A demographic tidal wave was about to lift their efforts into a widely supported educational movement. Baby

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