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Film Society Outing 2017 - The Musical Museum at Kew
On Sunday 30th July, very kindly organised by Mary Warner, Film Society members were treated to a very interesting and entertaining visit to the Musical Museum.
We had a fascinating tour, including demonstrations with a peep into the intricate workings and history, of some of the amazing 'mechanical' musical instruments in the Museum. From a tiny music box, self-playing pianos, violins and wind up gramophones to the mighty Wurlitzer organ.
The icing on the cake was, rising up from beneath the stage (of course!) , the Wurlitzer organ recital and then its accompaniment to two very funny silent films, Laurel and Hardy in 'Do Detectives Think' and Buster Keaton's 'Sherlock Junior'.
Just a fantastic afternoon - we all left with a smile on our face.
BFS Member Jean Songhurst (third fom the left above)

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Thursday 30 January

SPECIAL EVENT
Screening as part of BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery, BFI Film Audience Network and ICO

 CABIN IN THE SKY

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Director:
Vincente Minnelli, US, 1943, 99 minutes
Cast: Ethel Waters, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong
Finding himself in purgatory, a compulsive gambler is sent back to Earth to prove he deserves to be in heaven. With a truly fantastic all-black cast, this parable of salvation showcases a remarkable debut from a director exploring his craft.

Plus short
For George
Director: Francesca Jaynes, UK, 2012, 24 minutes
A poignant and gently funny look at three generations as they come together for the funeral of ballroom dancing champion, George.
We welcome writer-director Francesca Jaynes and producer Auriole Wells (subject to availability
).

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