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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th January 1843 Born today: Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)
20th January 1779 Actor David Garrick sadly passed away at The Adelphi buildings.
20th January 1382 King Richard II of England was married to Anne of Bohemia in Westminster Abbey.
Modernist & Cinematic
Designed by Team 4 and cemented in history in A Clockwork Orange
Location: Radlett, Herts
Description: This Modernist country home was designed and built in the mid-1960s, by Team 4, an short-lived architecture firm which included Richard Rogers who would later design the Millennium Dome/O2 arena, The Lloyd's building, and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.
The house's interior was used as Mr. Alexander's house in Stanley Kubrick's '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