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du Toit (Y.) dir. TRETCHIKOFF, Red Jacket
45 minutes, DVD, , 1998. R230
A documentary on the life and work of Vladimir Trechikoff (1913-2006), one of the most commercially successful artists of all time. Born in Siberia, he lived in Cape Town from 1946 until his death at the age of 93. Features interviews with Beezy Bailey, Marilyn Martin, Jani Allen and Tretchikoff himself. Tretchikoff recalls his war-time lover and muse, Lenka, wearing a red jacket when he first met her.

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