Film & TV

Catching Nessie on Film

The Loch Ness Monster’s first appearance on film captured both the hype and the scepticism surrounding cinema’s newest star.

Lost Movies

Almost three quarters of the golden age of Hollywood has been lost. Preservation only began when film came to be seen as art.

American Moppets

Americanised globalisation and the new world of Russian business in the 1990s.

Hot Gossip

Recalling Hollywood’s best anecdotes and old grudges.

Mae West Sentenced for Sex

Having produced, directed and starred in a lascivious play, West was charged with ‘corrupting the morals of youth’ on 19 April 1927.