Vísir 30th October 1978

‘Out into the unknown’ premiered in London

“It was highly successful” says Jóhann Sigurðsson from the Icelandair office.

Desmond Bagley Running Blind Icelandic media article from Visir 30th October 1978.

“It was highly successful. It is exciting, the scenery is beautiful and the story good” said Jóhann Sigurðsson, Director of Icelandair in London. He told Vísir he watched a preview showing of the film “Out into the unknown”, which was filmed here in Iceland during the summer.

Jóhann said that transmission of the series on British television has been scheduled for 5th, 12th and 19th January, at a popular time of the day, i.e. immediately after the news at 9pm. He said that the film will be the best promotional material for Iceland.


Image title: A scene from the movie ‘Out into the unknown’ filmed in this the country last summer.

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1. Vísir (1978). ‘Út í óvissuna reynslusýnd í London’ (30th October 1978 p. 28) © DV ehf.