Get Indulged in the Fascinating World of Movies Submitted by: Golden Tours UK 2011-12-30 00:01:37
Why visit the London Film Museum over other cultural landmarks in the capital? The London Film Museum is the only museum of its type in the whole of the UK, which supports the exceptional dexterity and talent of those within the film industry.
London, UK (OPENPRESS) December 30, 2011 -- The museum originally began life as 'the Movieum', established and fashioned by Jonathan Sands in February 2008. In January 2010, the Movieum publicly altered its name to become the London Film Museum.
It is something of an overlooked cultural treasure. As well as its exhibits, the London Film Museum also holds frequent installations relating to the past of English film and the captivating artistic processes that occur behind the camera.
Delve into the myriad enchantments of the film making process. The London Film Museum comprises of a selection of memorabilia and relics from the most celebrated in film and TV, including items from the Doctor Who and Star Wars series. It includes costumes, props and film sets. Discover how films are made and marvel at the cartoon collection on display.
Become enthralled by the Charlie Chaplin - the Great Londoner exhibit. Discover all you ever wished to know about his tumultuous life and view such classic exhibits as his trademark hat and cane. Also marvel at original props and costumes from blockbuster films such as Gladiator, Superman, and Batman.
Ray Harryhausen - Myths and Legends is another absorbing exhibition. Harryhausen is a renowned film producer and special effects creator. Marvel at the original creatures from Ray Harryhausen's films on display at this exhibition, including Pegasus, Medusa, and Talos.
Another aspect of the London Film Museum worth taking some time to marvel at is a display of armour by Terry English. He is widely regarded as one of the world's most exceptional armourers, and has created costumes for Harry Potter, Excalibur, and Aliens, amongst many other celebrated films.
If you are left fascinated by your visit to the London Film Museum, why not also delve into one of the countless museums and galleries of the capital? London Tours truly holds eminence as a great site of culture, ranging from the conventional to the eclectic, from the expected to the unusual.
If you are visiting London for the first time, a hop on hop off London tour is ideal. Savour the charms of this illustrious, extravagant capital in all its striking splendour. Soar past the most renowned attractions, and also discover lesser-known aspects to London. And for an altogether different angle on a day at the movies, the London Film Museum is an extraordinary choice.
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