Henry Notaker's

Old Cookbooks and Food History



Documentaries (manuscript and presentation)

Kulinariske henrykkelser Nine documentaries on Norwegian culinary history (With Rolf Clemens, Pl Sommer Erichsen, Eli Ryg and Helge Semb).

Slottsveien - fire fortellinger om Karl Johans gate. A history of the High Street in Oslo. (With Torstein Vegheim)

Historiske henrykkelser. Six documentaries about Norwegian history (With Truels Zeiner-Henrichsen).

Gastronomi. Six documentaries on food history (with Per Jordal)..

Documentaries (manuscripts)

Sfinx who are you? The life of the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen. (With Torstein Vegheim)

Nationaltheatret - 100 r. Highlights from the history of the National Theatre in Oslo, interviews with actors and directors. (With  Jannike Falk)

Jakten p det fullkomne bibliotek.  European libraries. Visit to the book-boat Epos in Norwegian fjords, The Croydon Municipal Library in England, Die Deutsche Bcherei in Leipzig, Germany, The National Library in Paris, France, The Vatican Library and the new Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt. (With Jostein Gaarder and Torstein Vegheim). 

Monarkiet i filmens rhundre. The role of the Norwegian monarchy in the twentieth century. Films from Nordic archives and the private collections of the Royal family 1899-1999. (With Torstein Vegheim).


Interviews for radio and television:


Arts and letters: Isabel Allende, Paul Auster, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jorge Luis Borges, Geraldine Chaplin, Roald Dahl, Marilyn French, Carlos Fuentes, Siri Hustvedt, Earle Hyman, John Irving, P.D. James, Bernard-Henri Lvy, Claudio Magris, Alberto Moravia, Anne-Sofie Mutter, Octavio Paz, Vanessa Redgrave, Salman Rushdie, Meryl Streep, Mario Vargas Llosa, Suzannah York.

Heads of government and heads of state: Ayatollah Khomeini (Religious leader Iran 1979-1989), Franois Mitterand (French President 1981-1995), Alec Douglas-Home (British Prime Minister 1963-1964), Bruno Kreiski (Austrian Bundeskanzler 1970-1983), Ramalho Eanes (Portuguese President 1976-1986), Mario Soares (Portuguese President 1986-1996), Felipe Gonzalez (Spanish Prime Minister 1982-1996), Lech Walesa (Polish President 1990-1995), Vigdis Finnbogadottir (Icelandic President 1980-1996), Michel Debr (French Prime Minister 1959-1962), Michel Rocard (French Prime Minister 1988-1991), Francisco de S Carneiro (Portuguese Prime Minister 1980), Juan Velasco Alvarado (Peruvian President 1968-1975), Agostinho Neto (Angolan President 1975-1979), Margrethe II (Danish Queen 1972-), Juan Carlos (Spanish King 1975-).

Sports: Pel, Diego Maradona, Ronaldo.

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Last update 30 JAN 2010.