Kinematographe Weekly / Ideal Kinema

Items relating to projectionists from the trade papers Kinematograph Weekly and its supplement The Ideal Kinema. All items used with permission from Screen International.


Published 24/10/2017

Cartoon: Replacement Labour in World War 1

This cartoon published in Kinematograph Weekly on June 24 1915 addressed the impact of the shortage of male labour on the cinema experience. Used with permission from Screen International.
Cartoon: Replacement Labour in World War 1

Published 24/10/2017

Women trainees during the Second World War

Two women projectionists training at the Entertainment National Service Association (E.N.S.A.) projection training school in 1942. Used with permission from Screen International.
Women trainees during the Second World War

Published 01/11/2017

Cartoon: Exceeding the Speed Limit (1922)

This cartoon, from December 1922, highlights a number of topical issues relating to film projection and good presentation. In the cartoon the projectionist can be seen running a film at a speed far greater than that intended. Before the arrival of…
Cartoon: Exceeding the Speed Limit (1922)

Published 01/11/2017

Advert: "Hahn" Zeiss Ikon Projector (1928)

An advert for the "Hahn" Zeiss Ikon projector including an itemised diagram of the various aspects of the projection mechanism.

Used with permission from Screen International
Advert: "Hahn" Zeiss Ikon Projector (1928)

Published 01/11/2017

Advert: Projectomatic (1956)

An advert for a Projectomatic automated projection machine.

Used with permission from Screen International.
Advert: Projectomatic (1956)

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