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British Film Institute

In 1996 the BFI erected 126 plaques across Britain to commemorate the centenary of cinema. See the pdf.

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
British Film Institute

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Bob Hope

Commemorating the Centenary of Cinema, 1996 Bob Hope, actor and entertainer, ...

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Cecil Hepworth - NW1

Commemorating the Centenary of Cinema 1996 Cecil Hepworth (1874 - 1953) Brit...

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Cecil Hepworth - SE13

Commemorating the Centenary of Cinema 1996 Cecil M. Hepworth, British film p...

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Charlie Chaplin - Hanwell

The plaque is propped up behind the reception desk at Hanwell Community Centre

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Dame Barbara Windsor - Elstree and Borehamwood Station

This plaque honours Barbara Windsor MBE a comedy legend whose Borehamwood-mad...

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Other Subjects

Spock

Spock

From Fandom:  Spock – full name generally considered unpronounceable by Humans – was a male Human/Vulcan hybrid who became one of the most distinguished and respected figures in the United Federat...

Fiction, Cinema, Seriously Famous, TV & Radio

1 memorial
Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton was born on 1 July 1899 in the Victoria Hotel, 79 Westborough, Scarborough, Yorkshire, one of the five children of Robert Laughton (1868-1924) and Eliza Laughton (1869-1953). On t...

Person, Armed Forces, Cinema, Seriously Famous, Theatre, USA

1 memorial
Jessica Tandy

Jessica Tandy

Actor. Born Jessie Alice Tandy in Upper Clapton. She appeared in over 100 stage productions and more than 60 roles in film and TV. In 1940, on the break-up of her marriage to actor Jack Hawkins, sh...

Person, Cinema, Theatre, TV & Radio, USA

1 memorial
John Alfred Prestwich

John Alfred Prestwich

Inventor and designer of engines. Born Kensington.  He worked with Sebastian de Ferranti and the cinema pioneer William Friese-Greene to produce cameras, mutoscopes, cutting and perforation machine...

Person, Cinema, Engineering

1 memorial
David Bowie

David Bowie

Musician and actor. Born David Robert Jones 40 Stansfield Road, Brixton. The family left here when David was 6 and moved to Plaistow Grove, Bromley. David changed his surname to avoid confusion wi...

Person, Cinema, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, Theatre, USA

7 memorials