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The Cinema Projectionist Archives hold a range of audio-visual resources documenting the working lives of cinema projectionists in Britain from the 1890s to the 2010s. Here you can find extracts from audio interviews with projectionists, videos, documents, magazine articles and possibly the world’s largest online collection of images of projection box. Navigate through the material by decade, theme, or type of material.
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22/10/2019
Projection box of a London cinema in 1941. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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22/10/2019
Projection box of a London cinema in 1940. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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05/09/2019
Projection box of a Brixton cinema in 1940. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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30/08/2019
Projection box of a London cinema in Tottenham Court Road in 1940. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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22/08/2019
Projection box of an Uxbridge cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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20/08/2019
Projection box of London cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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19/08/2019
Projection box of a North London cinema. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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19/08/2019
Projection box of a London cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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19/08/2019
Projection box of a Sutton cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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19/08/2019
Projection box of a London cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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19/08/2019
Projection box of a London cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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19/08/2019
Projection box of an Edmonton cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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18/08/2019
Projection box, equipment and projectionist in London cinema in 1927. ​​Used with permission from Screen International.​​ ​​
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19/07/2019
Projectionists in projection box of London cinema in 1964. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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19/07/2019
Projection box of London cinema in 1964. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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03/07/2019
Projection box of a London cinema in the 1960s. Used with permission from Screen International.
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03/07/2019
Projection box of a London cinema in the 1960s. Used with permission from Screen International.
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29/06/2019
Montage of photos of the projection box and projectionists at a London Cinema in 1927. Used with permission from Screen International.​
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29/06/2019
Chief projectionist, second operator and team of women projectionists in the projection box of an Essex cinema in 1947. Used with permission from Screen International.​
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29/06/2019
Projectionists performing a changeover in the projection box of a London cinema in 1948. Used with permission from Screen International.​
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29/06/2019
Second operator of a London cinema services projectors in 1948. Used with permission from Screen International.​
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29/06/2019
Team of projectionists in the projection box of a London cinema in 1948. Used with permission from Screen International.​
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29/06/2019
The chief projectionist and second operator in the projection box of a London cinema in 1952. Used with permission from Screen International.
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29/06/2019
Projectionist in the projection box of a London cinema in 1953. Used with permission from Screen International.
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26/06/2019
Mrs Cunningham (nicknamed 'Winnie'), woman projectionist in the projection box of the Embassy Cinema in North Harrow in 1941. Used with permission from Screen International.
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26/06/2019
Three projectionists in the projection box of a London Cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.
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26/06/2019
Projection box with two projectionists and Kalee 11 super sound projectors in 1933. Used with permission from Screen International.
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26/06/2019
Chief projectionist, Joseph Brewer, in the projection box of The Plaza cinema, which opened in September 1933. Used with permission from Screen International.

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