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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.

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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

Montagu Pyke

Montagu Pyke

In 1908 Pyke converted two shops at 164-166 Edgware Road into a cinema. This was a success and he created more, naming each one the Cinematograph Theatre. By 1910 he had 5 cinemas, each an independ...

Person, Cinema

1 memorial
Broadway Palace

Broadway Palace

From Cinema Treasures : "... built for and operated by Browning, Hillier & Batley.  The name was changed to Broadway Palace Theatre in around 1936 and the operator was given as A.H. Batley, one...

Building, Cinema

4 memorials
Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Detective novelist and playwright.  Born in Torquay, into a well-off family, where a bust has been erected, as Agatha Miller.  Married Archie Christie in 1914.  In WW1 she trained and worked in a p...

Person, Cinema, Literature, Seriously Famous, TV & Radio

5 memorials
Norman Wisdom

Norman Wisdom

Comedian, actor, singer and songwriter. Born Norman Joseph Wisdom at 91 Fernhead Road. He made his stage debut in 1946 and went on to star in many films, most of them featuring his downtrodden char...

Person, Cinema, Humour

1 memorial
Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan

Goon. Born as Terence Alan Milligan near Bombay, India, his father being an Irish soldier who met his wife, Florence Winifred Kettleband, in India. Both parents were amateur, would-be professional,...

Person, Cinema, Humour, TV & Radio, India

6 memorials