british film industry

    Welcome to the World of Cinema!

    This is a new project dedicated to British entertainment. British entertainment has been amazing over the years producing some great film, radio and stage productions. This site is a community project and everybody has a chance to shape the site and project and promote the best of British!

               

    British Film Institute unearths 1911 foo…

    A still from the British Film Institute movie of the Model T Ford on Ben Nevis Britain’s official film charity has unearthed footage of the remarkable journey of a vintage car...

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    Remembering Ealing Studios and the golde…

    It is 60 years since the end of the most celebrated era of production at Ealing film studios in London, where classics like The Ladykillers and Kind Hearts and Coronets...

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    Cate Blanchett to receive prestigious Br…

    "Cate Blanchett is a compelling and brave actress whose mesmerising screen presence has captivated audiences since her earliest roles," he said in a statement on Thursday.   The BFI Fellowship is awarded...

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    Mabel Poulton - Obituary

    When talking pictures reached Europe one of the casualties was Mabel Poulton. In the class-bound British cinema of the time, even a slight Cockney accent could be a drawback...

    30-08-2015 Hits:199 Obituaries

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    Madeleine Carroll Dies at 81; Film Actre…

    Madeleine Carroll, the cosmopolitan actress of the 1930's and 1940's who starred in the Alfred Hitchcock classics ''The 39 Steps'' and ''Secret Agent'' and more than three dozen other movies...

    30-08-2015 Hits:645 Obituaries

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    Sally Gray - Obituary

    Film beauty who rejected Hollywood for England and the aristocracy Sally Gray, who has died aged 90, was among a group of popular British film star beauties of the 1930s and...

    30-08-2015 Hits:192 Obituaries

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    Cilla Black Obituary

    The British pop revolution of the 1960s involved not only male guitar bands, but also several young female singing stars, including Cilla Black, who has died aged 72. Of these...

    28-08-2015 Hits:311 Obituaries

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    Obituary: Florence Desmond

    Florence Dawson (Florence Desmond), actress, singer, dancer and impersonator, born London 31 May 1905, married 1935 Tom Campbell Black (deceased), 1937 Charles Hughesdon, died Guildford 16 January 1993. FLORENCE...

    27-08-2015 Hits:314 Obituaries

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    Talking Pictures TV founder Sarah Cronin…

    AS A NEW television channel showing a wealth of historic British films and TV is launched, Clair Woodward talks to the woman behind it. LOVERS of vintage British film and television...

    31-05-2015 Hits:858 News

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    Julie Harris, designer - obituary

    Costume designer who dressed the Beatles and Roger Moore     Julie Harris, who has died aged 94, was a costume designer of elegant but eclectic tastes who dressed the Beatles in two...

    31-05-2015 Hits:297 Obituaries

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