Tag: French Revolution

  • Hollywood stories!

    + We found the following wonderful nugget in the Event Organisers update newsletter. Hollywood history gold. Thanks guys. MADAME DUBARRY The story of the doomed courtesan at the Versailles court of Louis XV was an early (1919) black and white silent film of director Ernst Lubitsch which used the excuse of history to give audiences…

  • Marie Antionette

    Actually no, it’s the fabulous Rosalind Parker facilitating our French Revolution workshop at the British museum but she looks great and what a glare she gives! Enough to make the proles quiver! Thankfully she didn’t use it too much on the children who came to the workshop and they successfully chopped off her head.