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The Big Smoke: Films from a Lost London 1896 - 1945

  • 1896--1945
  • UK
  • 82 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Various
Programme of silent films from the BFI National Archive brought to life with a newly-commissioned score composed and performed by pianist James Pearson with Ronnie Scott's All Stars. Selected films include 'Blackfriars Bridge', 'Old London Street Scenes' and 'The Fugitive Futurist'.

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The Big Smoke

27 Aug 2009

A series of films about London

The ever English capital-centric British Film Institute presents this collection of films from lost London which includes shots of Victorians going to work, some turn of the 20th Century street scenes and, most interestingly, sci-fi short The Fugitiveā€¦

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