Preview – Cinema through the Eye of Magnum

Magnum Photos

Magnum is a photo agency which is chiefly famous for capturing some of the most famous people in the world of the film making.

This documentary by Sophie Bassaler explores the history of the company, which began in 1947. Among their subjects include James Dean, Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Alfred Hitchcock, Ingrid Bergman and more recently Kate Winslet.

Cinema through the Eye of Magnum is on BBC Four at 22.00.