Category Archives: East End cinema

Ten great films of London past … a random collection

London has often looked at its best when film directors have used its bleak and ruined beauty, and in a raft of post-World War II movies, bombsites and often ill-conceived redevelopments featured large. We look at a random selection of … Continue reading

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Bernard Bresslaw: much more than a Carry On actor

THE RESHOWING of a host of the Carry On films over Christmas was a glorious reminder of one of the East End of London’s most underestimated thespian talents, writes John Rennie. Underestimated? Surely this was a guy who was never … Continue reading

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Cinema in the East End

For the past few years, Tower Hamlets has been a movie-free zone, but it wasn’t always that way. When the Mile End Coronet closed in 1988 it brought an end to nearly a century of film-going in the East End. … Continue reading

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