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Elton and The Beatles have David Lean on song this summer

There was a time, at the height of Hollywood, when music biopics were about long-dead stars, the likes of band leader Glenn Miller and Yankee Doodle Dandy George M Cohan, when the studios could take massive liberties with reality in … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, David Lean Cinema. And many happy returns

  The drinks were on the Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign last week, as they celebrated five years since their return to the Clocktower’s arthouse venue. Movie-goers enjoyed a free drink and nibbles before the screening of Can You … Continue reading

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Tales of an Indian epic movie which was decades in the making

BERNARD WINCHESTER on the special event staged at the David Lean Cinema on Saturday, which provided previously unheard secrets of the director’s final film Saturday’s screening and special Q&A at the arthouse cinema in the Croydon Clocktower was introduced by … Continue reading

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Cinema campaigners celebrate winning Time Out award

The David Lean Cinema has won the “Local Culture” section in Croydon in the 2016 Time Out Love London awards. The awards, in their third year, are determined by the general public who vote for their favourite restaurants, shops and, … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs comes to Croydon, along with Miss Shepherd

Shock! Horror! The David Lean Cinema has increased its ticket prices for 2016. By 50p a time! Tickets are now £8 (£6.50 for concessions). The audiences should get over it, just, with another month’s programme offering a rich mix of … Continue reading

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Heroes and villains lay out their stories across the big screen

It’s Heroes, and heroines, and villains at the David Lean Cinema in November, as shown in the month’s programme, just released. There’s Lance Armstrong, finally revealed as a drug-taking cheat rather than the cycling hero he and his backers would … Continue reading

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Halloween Hammer tribute offers plenty to get your teeth into

The David Lean Cinema, named after one great British knight of the movies, will be staging another great movie night for Halloween, celebrating the life and career of Sir Christopher Lee. Veteran actor Lee died this summer, aged 93, after … Continue reading

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