Une Fete de France
1. An Important Historical, Factual, Cultural Book. Specially written as a platform platform for a major Documentary Television series.
Featuring specially selected outstanding Locations & Venues from Honfleur to Menton , featuring a unique cameo focus on 1,000 years of history at Monaco, one time anchorage of the Phoenicians. Marseilles settled by Phoecian Greek from Asia Minor 600BC who traded with the Celtic Tribes of the South West of England for tin, copper and bronze, that they traded throughout the Mediterranean.
2. The Treatment for a Documentary Television Series – Envisaged for 8/ Eight Episodes of I hour duration.
Created Specially for Television on a scale arguably never undertaken previously. Celebrating a wealth of French History, Culture, Chic and Inimitable Style. Designed to be’ Shot on the Fly’ Filmed unscripted on location, from Honfleur to Monaco in the manner of ‘The Grand Tour’ for International Distribution. Marketed at Mipcom in Cannes, France & Internationally.
For filming on location in France. Researched, Written, Photographed & Compiled by John Halsey To be Co-Directed, Co-Produced & Presented for TV by the author. A Fully Developed, Ready to Film, Stylish & Chic inimitable property without peer with regard to the subjects portrayed in such a classic and glamorous style, seldom seen on television today.
3. Honeymoon France, Created a coffee table reference book – Envisaged & Written as a ‘ Must have ‘ new literary classic work on France.
Honeymoon France/ Lune de Miel ‘ Une Fete de France ‘ Fully Supported & Complimented by a beautifully & lavishly illustrated, authoritative ‘Ready to Publish’ book. The natural platform for publishing to most effectively portray the envisaged TV series.
4. The Proposed Link to locations. A Jaguar Mkii 3.8 – Onetime fastest production sports / saloon in the world for 10 years on road/track.
Motoring across France from the Channel to the Mediterranean featuring a magnificent Jaguar Mk.ii 3.8 Litre Sports/Saloon Classic 1966 automobile. Originally built under the personal auspices of the legendary founder of Jaguar Motors Cars Ltd. the late Sir William ‘Bill’ Lyons, specially customised by Jaguar Motor Cars Ltd. ‘Competiton Department’ for Angela Halsey, latterly of ‘Boffins Boft’ Bowcombe Creek, Salcombe Estuary, Devonshire in England for exceptionally fast motoring between Salcombe and Hotel du Cap/Eden Roc, Cap d’Antibes, Cote d’ Azur, France. This unique Jaguar Sports/Saloon provides a perfect link to locations throughout the chosen route, over which this superb motorcar has travelled many thousands of miles in France en route to and from the Cote d’ Azur down the Rhone Valley via Les Baux de Provence or alternatively along the Route Napoleon. The Jaguar has since been entirely dismantled and rebuilt regardless of cost, as a platform for this ‘ Fetes de France ‘ as a unique ‘Link to Locations’.