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Title: Xandara veterani : program 5
Other Titles: Dr Guido Saliba u Victor Apap : L-importanza tad-Radjudramm fuq ir-Rediffusion
Authors: Said, Ivan
Keywords: Radio broadcasting -- Malta
Radio plays
Radio programs
Issue Date: 1999
Citation: Said I. (Producer & Presenter). (1999). Xandara Veterani [Radio series]. Malta: Campus FM
Abstract: Radio plays in Malta in the 1940s were only aired on Rediffusion. The actors were not paid and the plays were transmitted live. A lawyer by profession, Dr Saliba was born in Floriana on August 31, 1923. Dr Saliba was an actor, playwright and drama producer; founder of the Fergha Drammatika Ghaqda tal-Malti (Università); co-author with his first wife Inez Soler of Mistenni mill-Gnus, a nativity radio serial and Bin il-Bniedem - a Passion play broadcast and produced at the Radio City Opera House in Hamrun. He was drama and art critic for The Times of Malta between the 1950s and 1960s and used to write drama reviews under the pen-name Our Drama Critic. He was chairman of the Malta Drama League and secretary of Socjetà ta' l-Awturi Maltin. Victor Apap Actor and Author was born in Valletta 9th. July,1913. Apap started his career in theatre in 1934 as part of the theatre company Gioventu Cattolica. He was also very active as an actor in several radio plays. In 1931, Victor was one of the founding members of the Malta Catholic Action and was elected as member of the Għaqda Kittieba tal-Malti. He produced several literary masterpieces including "Ulied ta' l-Azzar" (1960), "Dar il-Hena" (1972), "F'Bieb il-Ħajja"(1975), "L-Irġiel Tagħha" (1976), "Misraħ Qawsalla (1983) and "Triq Fawwara 22" (1984) In 1970 he was awarded the "Gold Star" as the best actor of that year on Rediffiusion.
Description: Ivan Said interviews personalities with an intensive and extensive experience in broadcasting who influenced the development of radio broadcasting in Malta.
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