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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th March 1969 Fashion designer Alexander McQueen was born in Lewisham, London.
17th March 1954 Born today: Lesley-Anne Down, London, actress (A Little Night Music, Moonraker)
17th March 1954 Born today: Wally Stocker, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Babys-Missing You)
17th March 1931 Born today: Eunice Gayson, London England, actress (Dr No, From Russia With Love)
17th March 1928 The first James Bond girl, from Dr No, actress Eunice Gayson was born in Croydon.
17th March 1921 Dr Marie Stopes opens Britain's 1st birth control clinic (London)
17th March 1904 The Daily Mirror's Handcuff challenge to Harry Houdini at the Alhambra Theatre.
17th March 1845 Rubber band patented by Stephen Perry of London
17th March 1789 Born today: Edmund Kean, London England, tragic actor (Shylock)
All about Film in London
This is one for all those who love Film and Movie Making
Location: County Hall, Riverside Building, SE1 7PB
Description: This place is great - and is soon to be called 'The London Film Museuem'... as opposed to the Movieum of London
As the invention of Jonathan Sands who ran a prop-hire company for many years prior, he accumulated quite a collection of movie memorabilia which provides around 50% of the exhibits; the rest has been donated.
There is so much to see, do, experience, soak up, interact with - all about film and how it makes an exhilerating difrerence in all our lives.
The London Film Museum has ongoing exhibitions so keep an eye on the website or indeed keep really up to date on Twitter - http://twitter.com/ldnfilmmuseum