Discover exciting new insights into the life and career of Charles Chaplin, the boy from the London slums.Read More
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Chaplin - The Great Londoner
Visitors can discover exciting new insights into the life and career of Charles Chaplin, the boy from the London slums who won universal fame with his screen character of the Tramp, and went on to become a Knight of the British Empire.
The exhibition tells Chaplin’s story in six main sections, evoking consecutive phases of his dramatic rise from rags to riches
We have all been saddened by the loss of Ray Harryhausen. Ray was a huge supporter of the Museum over the last few years when we all had the pleasure of working with him on his last Exhibition right here at the LFM South Bank. He will be missed greatly but fondly remembered as we continue to help promote his legacy.
Come and see the all new room dedicated to the godfather of Special Effects now open at the London Film Museum.
*Courtesy of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation
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The London Film Museum is the only film museum of its kind in Great Britain, supporting the Film Industry and the talent within it. We are self supporting by way of a minimal entry price, reinvesting back into the museum and within the community, creating a number of local area initiatives that also form an important part of the school curriculum.
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London on Film
London has been used frequently both as a filming location and as a film setting. These have ranged from historical recreations of the Victorian London of Charles Dickens and Sherlock Holmes, to the romantic comedies of Bridget Jones's Diary and Notting Hill, by way of crime films, spy thrillers, science fiction and the "swinging London" films of the 1960s.
Because of the dominant role played by the city in the British media, the number of British films set in London is huge. It has also been used many times in American films, and often recreated on a Hollywood studio backlot.
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