Tuesday, 12 March 2013

There's an exhibition, alert the media!

So, about that announcement that was so alluringly alluded to last week. here's the news, Hurdy Gurdy member, Matt's been busily preparing for an exhibition of his MA project at the Bill Douglas Centre for the  history of cinema and popular culture at the University of Exeter. The exhibition features a selection of work from Matt's MA project about the films of Austro-British actor Anton Walbrook, star of Powell & Pressburger's classic film of art and obsession, "The Red Shoes". Alongside the existing illustrations on display are seven new illustrations created specifically for this exhibition which exapnd on Walbrooks' early career in Germany and Great Britain in the 1930s as well as a selection of Walbrook-related artefacts, including original programmes, cigarette cards and a costume from one of Walbrook's "Queen Victoria" films, where he played the role of Royal Consort, Prince Albert. The exhibition's running until June, admission is free. Make sure you see it!

The Bill Douglas Centre's website


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