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VACLAV HAVEL. PRAHA - CASTLE. LONDYN.

15/1/2012. Arrive for Screening of Director Petr Jancarek,s Documentary. " Vaclav Havel. Prague - Castle ". Organised by the Czech Centre. In Collaboration with the Czech Embassy in The UK. Gate Picturehouse. 87 Notting Hill Gate. It was the Electric Palace. In 1909, Lester Rosenthal made a Application for the Ground Floor of the Golden Bell, Coffee House. To be Made a Cinema. The Electric Palace Opening it,s Door,s, 15 th April 1911. Large Crowd, Many Czech Voices, Nice to Hear. Start Delayed about 15 mins. Mr Havel,s Early Day,s as a President. No Office, Fax Machine, or even a Clock !. I have Read the Book " To the Castle and Back", By Vaclav Havel. Seen Some Early Film Footage. Though some of this, Not Seen Before. Got Quite Emotional. Film Music, Very Good. " Sugar Plum Fairy ", Lou Reed, Eagles,Rolling Stones, and Paul Simon, Live in Praha. Mr Havel Loved Music, although He was not very Musical Himself. When President Clinton was Honoured in Praha…