‘The Actress and the Watchtower’

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‘The Actress and the Watchtower’

 

The very beautiful but mysterious countryside surrounding the village of Stoke Gabriel in Devon (Southwest England) harbours many secrets and is the backdrop for numerous ghostly tales. This strange building, half church tower – half lighthouse is said to possess magical powers. Anyone who is brave enough to enter and climbs the crumbling ancient wooden steps to the lookout is granted a vision into the past. But what is Dea de Corlay the Edwardian actress doing walking through a field of serenely grazing sheep?

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About Colin Cadle

I trained as a pilot at the Royal Air Force College Cranwell flying jets and qualified as a captain on Wessex search and rescue helicopters in the Gulf. However, my professional future was destined to be firmly back on the ground... In 1976 a chance introduction to Julie Andrews' husband film producer Blake Edwards really kicked off my interest in photography after he invited me onto the set of the Peter Sellers' now classic film 'The Pink Panther Strikes Again' at Shepperton Studios. Stills photographer David Farrell further fired my enthusiasm when, during a break in filming, I was offered a short photo shoot with leading fashion model and 'Bond girl' actress Maud Adams. From that moment on art and photography have always played a major part in my life. I now live in the beautiful southwest corner of England with​ my designer and photo-stylist wife Jan. Following a serious illness in 2016 we were forced to leave commercial photography behind us but this now allows me to concentrate solely on creating art from my studio in Devon

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