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Posts Tagged ‘Moulin Rouge’

Fashion in Film Festival: Moulin Rouge (1928)

More from the Fashion in Film Festival - this time Dupont's epic 1928 production of Moulin Rouge that first threw light on the iconic cabaret venue…

Written by Gavin Mackie


Illustration by Abi Daker

To celebrate The 3rd Fashion in Film Festival, a series of silent movies have been presented at screens around London. After a frolic of veiled dancing at Dreams of Darkness and Colour at the Barbican on Saturday, Tuesday night it was the turn of the BFI with a screening of the original Moulin Rouge, in its black & white silent glory.


Illustration by Katie Harnett

First presented in 1928, Moulin Rouge transports the viewer into the glamour of life on the Parisian stage and the often more stark reality off-stage that accompanies it. After meandering around Parisian night life, voyeuristically bringing the viewer vignettes of after-dark… read more

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On their first night of their November tour, I join the mighty Bellowhead for a charming evening of joy inducing hardcore folk.

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