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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd September 1924 Illustrator and author Charles Keeping was born in Lambeth.
22nd September 1891 Footballer and writer Charlie Buchan was born in Plumstead.
22nd September 1870 5-time British Wimbledon tennis champion Charlotte Cooper was born in Ealing.
22nd September 1788 Author, practical joker and inventor of the postcard, Theodore Hook, was born in London.
22nd September 1761 The Coronation of George III in Westminster Abbey.
22nd September 1735 Robert Walpole the first British Prime Minister to live at 10 Downing Street.
22nd September 1694 Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, creator of Gregorian calendar, was born in London.
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