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"The Ealing Season" 1: Directed by Robert Hamer

Explore the works of Ealing’s most iconoclastic director, Robert Hamer. All screenings at 6.00pm; doors open at 5.30pm. Screenings are free to Museum ticket holders, by kind permission of Studio Canal. Museum tickets available at the door. Seating is limited; available on a first come first served basis. Donations to cover museum costs very welcome!

Fri 26th July: “Kind Hearts and Coronets” (1949), Hamer’s masterpiece and arguably one of the 50 best films ever made.

Fri 2nd August: “It Always Rains on Sunday” (1947), featuring the career best performance of Googie Withers.

Fri 9th August: “Pink String and Sealing Wax” (1945), a Victorian noir in which Brighton has never looked seedier.

Fri 16th August: “Dead of Night” (1945), Britain’s greatest contribution to the chiller genre. Hamer’s directorial debut -- the famous mirror sequence.

Fri 23rd August: “San Demetrio, London” (1943). When director Charles Frend fell ill, Hamer stepped in. Perhaps the paradigm wartime Ealing film.

Earlier Event: 18 July
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