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10 great British silent films

As the landmark British silent film Piccadilly lands on Blu-ray, we turn the clock back to the roaring 20s and beyond in search of some of the UK’s finest silent feature films.

By Bryony Dixon, Neil Brand and others

10 great British silent films
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Finds of the century: 12 great films from 1921

By Bryony Dixon and Pamela Hutchinson

Finds of the century: 12 great films from 1921
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Pimple and the tramp: the fickle fortunes of a silent comedy star

By Bryony Dixon

Pimple and the tramp: the fickle fortunes of a silent comedy star
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The best British TV of 2020, picked by BFI curators

By Robin Baker, Josephine Botting and others

The best British TV of 2020, picked by BFI curators
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The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women

By Isabel Stevens, Bryony Dixon and others

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women
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What to watch at LFF: How 3 pioneering Australian sisters made a silent gem

By Bryony Dixon

What to watch at LFF: How 3 pioneering Australian sisters made a silent gem
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Silent film and the great pandemic of 1918

By Bryony Dixon

Silent film and the great pandemic of 1918
Britain on Lockdown

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #3

By Bryony Dixon, Ros Cranston and others

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #3
Britain on Lockdown

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #2

By Jez Stewart, Patrick Russell and others

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #2
BFI Recommends

BFI Recommends: La Belle et la Bête

By Bryony Dixon

BFI Recommends: La Belle et la Bête
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A thoroughly modern Betty: rediscovering Betty Balfour’s Love, Life and Laughter

By Bryony Dixon

A thoroughly modern Betty: rediscovering Betty Balfour’s Love, Life and Laughter
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The best British TV of 2018

By Ros Cranston, Bryony Dixon and others

The best British TV of 2018
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How the Victorians first saw their world on film

By Bryony Dixon

How the Victorians first saw their world on film
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The best British TV of 2017

By Bryony Dixon, William Fowler and others

The best British TV of 2017
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Kinemacolor: dazzling colour film frames from more than 100 years ago

By Bryony Dixon

Kinemacolor: dazzling colour film frames from more than 100 years ago
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The best British TV of 2017 so far

By Lisa Kerrigan, Josephine Botting and others

The best British TV of 2017 so far
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It’s time for one of the great British silent films to get its due: The Informer

By Bryony Dixon

It’s time for one of the great British silent films to get its due: The Informer
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Fascinating suffragette films now on BFI Player

By Bryony Dixon, Edward Anderson and others

Fascinating suffragette films now on BFI Player
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How to make your first (silent) movie count

By Bryony Dixon

How to make your first (silent) movie count
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Washed away: lost films by female directors

By Isabel Stevens, Pamela Hutchinson and others

Washed away: lost films by female directors
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Why bomb Bath? – Blitzed cities captured on film

By Bryony Dixon

Why bomb Bath? – Blitzed cities captured on film
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A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating

By Anne Billson, Mark Cousins and others

A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating
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1929 and the joys of the pressbook

By Bryony Dixon

1929 and the joys of the pressbook
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The joys of archival discovery: The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands

By Bryony Dixon

The joys of archival discovery: The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands
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A user’s guide to going to the cinema in 1914

By Bryony Dixon

A user’s guide to going to the cinema in 1914
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Hitchcock and Chaplin celebrated as great Londoners on the London Eye

By Bryony Dixon and Nathalie Morris

Hitchcock and Chaplin celebrated as great Londoners on the London Eye
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Chaplin’s little tramp born 100 years ago

By Bryony Dixon

Chaplin’s little tramp born 100 years ago
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Restoring The Epic of Everest

By Bryony Dixon

Restoring The Epic of Everest
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Hitchcock and the mystery of the tea cup

By Bryony Dixon

Hitchcock and the mystery of the tea cup
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