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- Tags: 1940s
This short silent film from Huntley Archives shows wartime cinemagoers enjoying a film projected by a 'projectionette', a term used to describe women projectionists who filled the position of absent male workers during the Second World War.
Projectionist Bill Pearson describes his move from working in New Street Station to becoming a projectionist. He also talks about striving for the job of Chief Projectionist.
Projectionist and cinema manager Phil Fawke describes working as a relief projectionist during the war, and being told to show edited versions of films during children's matinees.
Projectionist and cinema manager Phil Fawke describes the process of repairing film damage.
Projectionist and cinema manager Phil Fawke describes his experience of the arrival of digital projection, the changes in the number of projectionists over time, getting used to using the digital projector and the benefits of digital on picture…