Alexander Korda, Hungarian producer-director, exhibition at the BFI

Date posted Date posted Alexander KordaFilm camera The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) BFI, Exhibition

The British Film Institute presents a new exhibition dedicated to the work of Hungarian film-maker, Alexander Korda

Posters, publicity and production papers drawn from the BFI National Archive’s Special Collections of Alexander Korda are on display in the Mezzanine of the BFI Southbank.

Charming and charismatic, Hungarian producer-director Alexander Korda dominated the British film industry in the 1930s following his huge international success with The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933). His films were ambitious in story, style and scope, adopting lavish Hollywood production values and employing glamorous stars. This exhibition takes us on a journey through Korda’s Golden Age and beyond, through posters, publicity and production papers drawn from the BFI National Archive’s Special Collections. British Film Institute, 2019

The exhibition runs from 11th January; entrance is free. Full details from the BFI of Alexander Korda: Britain’s Movie Mogul.