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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)
17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective
17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London
17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter
A Clockwork University
Centre of learning and feature in A Clockwork Orange
Location: Brunel University
Description: Brunel University is a public research university located in Uxbridge, London, United Kingdom.
It was founded in 1966 and is named after the Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Amongst other things, it famously appeared as the The Ludovico Centre in the classic 'A Clockwork Orange'.
A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 film written, directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick, adapted from Anthony Burgess's 1962 novella A Clockwork Orange. It features disturbing, violent images, facilitating its social commentary on psychiatry, youth gangs, and other social, political, and economic subjects in a dystopian, future Britain.
Tagged in this Tour: A Clockwork Tour