Taking London to the World: Robert Paul Shows his Native City in Motion
Feb 25, 2019
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.
A lecture by Ian Christie, Visiting Professor in the History of Film and Media 25 February 2019
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