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Monday, 25 February 2019, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Museum of London

Taking London to the World: Robert Paul Shows his Native City in Motion

Professor Ian Christie

Britain’s pioneer filmmaker, born 150 years ago in North London, vividly portrayed the variety of life in ‘the imperial metropolis’ at the end of the 19th century, conscious of its historic appeal but also emphasising the modernity of which he was a part.

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Professor Christie is Visiting Professor in the History of Film and Media at Gresham College. He is a renowned British film scholar and currently Professor of Film and Media History at Birkbeck, University of London.

Current Visiting Professor of Media

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