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New Deal museum sheds light on history of the silver screen

By Jenna Dobbs

The Kent Museum of the Moving Image has finally opened - celebrating the magical history of film.

With more than 60,000 objects collected over 50 years, the Deal attraction provides an exciting walk through the silver screen.

David Francis OBE spent seven years creating what became a labour of love alongside his partner, Joss Marsh.

The Kent Museum of the Moving Image has opened in Deal
The Kent Museum of the Moving Image has opened in Deal
Hand painted film posters promote Ealing Studios films
Hand painted film posters promote Ealing Studios films

Props and posters from classics like The Third Man and Passport to Pimlico are all on show across four exhibitions - which will revolve to ensure there is always something new to see, as reporter Cameron Tucker discovered.

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