Projection box - Royalty Cinema, Birmingham (1953)

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Photographs of the projection box at the A.B.C. Royalty cinema, Birmingham during the 1950s.
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19/09/2017
Bill Pearson in the projection box at the A.B.C. Cinema, Coventry in 1984.
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19/09/2017
Bill Pearson in the projection box at the Robin Hood Cinema, Birmingham (1967)
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19/09/2017
This letter to Mrs Joan Pearson details some of the issues arising from the installation of the super-widescreen Cinerama projection system at the A.B.C. Bristol Cinema, Birmingham. In this instance it was felt that the size and weight of the film…
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19/09/2017
Letter to Joan Pearson informing her of the closure of the A.B.C. Aston Cinema, Birmingham and her redeployment to the A.B.C. Sparkbrook, Birmingham in July 1969.
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A poem written by Joan Pearson on the occasion of the closure of the A.B.C. Aston, Birmingham in 1969.

Goodbye dear box 'this soon we part /
To leave behind a broken heart /
With no more laughter in our voice /
We have to go we have no choice…
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19/09/2017
Letter from the National Association of Theatre and Kine Employees (N.A.T.K.E.) providing details of the start of single-manning in 1969.
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Members of the projection team - including Joan Pearson and D. Neale (chief) - in the projection box of the Aston Cinema, Birmingham in 1968.
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A letter from the district manager of the A.B.C. cinema chain congratulating the team from the Robin Hood Cinema, Birmingham (lead by Bill Pearson) for winning the Projectionist Efficiency Competition, 1963.
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Photograph of the projection team at the Bristol Cinema, Birmingham in 1962. From left to right: K. Patel, D. Brinkworth, Joan Pearson, D. Thom, K. Jones, J. Fielding.
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Copy of a letter to Joan Pearson concerning her promotion to the position of co-second projectionist, includes details of wages.
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Two members of the projection staff in the projection box at the Bristol Cinema, Birmingham in 1953.
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Photograph of the projectors in the projection box at the Orient Cinema, Birmingham in the early 1950s.
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A photograph of the projection room at the Piccadilly Cinema, Birmingham in 1952.
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The photograph of the projection team in the box at the Royalty Cinema, Birmingham in 1954. Bill Pearson appears second from the right (with cat!).
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19/09/2017
Joan Pearson in the projection room at the A.B.C. Orient cinema, Birmingham (1951)
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Joan Pearson in the projection box of the Aston Cinema, Birmingham in the 1960s.
Bill Pearson - Ternhill (1951)

19/09/2017
A photograph of Bill Pearson projecting at R.A.F. Ternhill in 1951 whilst on National Service. Image © Joan and Bill Pearson

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