Person    | Male  Born 19/3/1874  Died 9/2/1953

Cecil Hepworth

Categories: Cinema

British film pioneer in the silent era. Born 12 Beaufort (now Somerset) Gardens, Lewisham. Father was a Victorian magic lanternist. Died at home at 211 Eastcote Road, Ruislip. Caroline's Miscellany has an interesting piece on Hepworth with a 6 minute film 'Rescued by Rover'.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Cecil Hepworth

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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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Film industry

Simon Callow did the unveiling honours. There seems to be a battle going on ...

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