Today: Kodak, Curvy Screens, the Zoom lens and Pot Noodles and the lead up to the Second Republic.
In this episode the monk introduces Val Del Omar - rumoured to be the man responsible for bringing Hollywood to Spain - and giving us such later delights as Cinemax, the zoom lens and...pot noodles.
Join the Gazpacho-monk on this Iberian romp where data accuracy is discarded for fable and story-telling in this 21st century mesh-up of Hispanic History.
Catch the Whole Series oF 12 : 1: ICY - 2: SPICY - 3: ISLAMIC - 4: INQUISITIVE - 5: FEUDAL - 6: REVOLTING - 7: ROMANTIC - 8: MARXIST - 9: CINEMATIC - 10: IDEOLOGICAL - 11: DRY - 12: EDIBLE
The History of Spain is part of a joint project by members of Writers and Bloggers About Spain (WABAS). 12 members are uploading a video a day until Dec. 24th. Search twitter or Youtube for the hashtag #wabas12
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