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

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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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This event was on Mon, 25 Feb 2019

Ian Christie

Professor Ian Christie FBA

Visiting Professor in the History of Film and Media

Professor Christie is former 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.

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