The Williamson Art Gallery celebrate forty years since the making of Alan Parker's film BUGSY MALONE with a photographic touring exhibition from BAFTA. In August 2016, BAFTA marked the 40th anniversary of the production of the film of Bugsy Malone with an exhibition in their headquarters in London featuring never-before-seen images, early production sketches and stories from those involved. Inspired by gangster films of the 40s and brought to life with a cast of 200 children, the film marked a huge moment of renewed energy and confidence in British cinema and launched an extraordinary number of impressive careers. Released in 1976, the film was nominated for nine BAFTAs, winning five. we are delighted to bring this exhibition to the north.
Inspired by gangster films of the 40s, Bugsy Malone brought to life with a cast of 200 children, the film marked a renewed confidence in British cinema. The film was nominated for 9 BAFTAs, winning 5 in 1977. Open from 10-17:00 from Wed - Sun. Free entry but donations welcomed
Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Slatey Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside CH43 4UE
Wednesday 15 Feb 2017 to Sunday 26 Mar 2017