Robert W. Paul’s early innovations helped catapult British film onto the world stage. He was one of the first filmmakers to add narrative to his movies. Robert W. Paul’s Early Life Paul was born in Islington, London, in 1869. The area at the time was… Read More »The Life And Inventions of Robert W. Paul
Hollywood films dominate the cinema schedules, even here in the UK. In fact, American films are so common here that many UK cinema-goers don’t even think of them as “foreign films”. Before WW1, that wasn’t necessarily the case. British films dominated the cinema, with a… Read More »What Are Quota Quickies?
The British film industry has gone from strength to strength. Although it has had a few wobbles here and there, plus a couple of World Wars severely affecting production, the Industry turned these to its advantage and given British film its identity. Here are my… Read More »My Top 10 Classic British Movies