Thunderbirds was a British television series created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and their production company, AP Films.

The 32 one hour episodes were was filmed between 1964 to 1966 using a puppetry technique dubbed “Supermarionation”

Thunderbirds was Gerry Anderson’s most famous series and was praised for its soundtrack and pioneering special effects and model work. The TV series premise was that in the year 2065,  a top-secret rescue outfit ‘International Rescue’ was s established to save people in mortal danger with the aid of technologically-advanced air, sea and space rescue vehicles and equipment known as the Thunderbirds.


Gerry Anderson Primer: Thunderbirds

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