Media articles

Desmond Bagley and the ill-fated Running Blind film production.

Click the images below to view articles relating to the failed film production of Running Blind. In the individual pages that follow you will find English rough translations and may click the image alongside the translation if you wish to see the article archived in the Tímarit digital library.

Morgunblaðið 6th March 1973

‘Bagley’s best seller to be filmed here’.

Desmond Bagley Icelandic media article from Morgunbladid 6th March 1973.


Vísir 27th March 1973

‘Desmond Bagley here’.

Desmond Bagley Icelandic media article from Visir 27th March 1973.


Tíminn 15th April 1973

‘Out into the unknown and Desmond Bagley’.

Desmond Bagley Icelandic media article from Timinn 15th April 1973.


Morgunblaðið 8th May 1973

‘Will TV film be made from story?’

Interview with Ian Rodger in Icelandic media article from Morgunbladid 8th May 1973.


Vísir 16th June 1973

‘Buy a summerhouse at Þingvallavatn and set fire to it’.

Desmond Bagley Icelandic media article from Visir 16th June 1973.


Morgunblaðið 11th May 1975

‘Filming of Running Blind not taking place’.

Desmond Bagley Icelandic media article from Morgunbladid 11th May 1975.


Notes

1. Morgunblaðið (1973). ‘Metsölubók Bagleys kvikmynduð hér’ (6th March 1973 pp. 31& 32) © mbl.is / Árvakur hf.

2. Vísir (1973). ‘Desmond Bagley Hingað’ (27th March 1973 pp. 1 & 16) © DV ehf.

3. Tíminn (1973). ‘Út í Óvissuna og Desmond Bagley’ (15th April 1973 pp. 13 & 39).

4. Morgunblaðið (1973). ‘Verður gerð sjónvarpsmynd eftir Njálssögu?’ (8th May 1973 p. 12) © mbl.is / Árvakur hf.

5. Vísir (1973). ‘Kaupa sumarbústað við Þingvallavatn til að kveikja í honum’ (16th June 1973 p. 20) © DV ehf.

6. Morgunblaðið (1975). ‘Ekkert verður úr fyrirhugaðri kvikmyndun á “Running Blind” hér á landi í sumar.’ (11th May 1975 p. 46) © mbl.is / Árvakur hf.