Profile: Paul Welsh

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Paul Welsh writes about the heyday of cinema in Borehamwood, the battle to save Elstree studios and its resurgence as a centre for TV and film.

Latest articles from Paul Welsh

Paul Welsh looks back on memorable adverts and their slogans. Image: YouTube
Paul Welsh looks back on the shows filed at ATV Studios in Borehamwood. Photo: ATV
Paul Welsh looks back on his first trip to Hollywood
It is 25 years since Elstree Studios was saved
Star Wars props now sell for thousands of pounds. Photo: Pixabay
Paul Welsh writes that Spencer Tracy was one of MGM's biggest stars but was fired because of his drinking. Photos: Newsquest/Pixabay
Paul Welsh looks back on MGM films from 1965 such as The Eye of the Devil
Paul Welsh looks back on the life of Clark Gable. Photos: Pixabay/Newsquest
Paul Welsh looks back on the Elstree horror classic Night of the Demon. Photos: Pixabay/Newsquest
Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd all came to Borehamwood. Photos: Pixabay