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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 Scottish cinema in 1940. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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22/10/2019
Projection box of a Scottish cinema in 1940. Used with permission from Screen International.
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05/09/2019
Projection box of a cinema in Greenock, Scotland, in 1940. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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22/08/2019
Projection box of an Edinburgh cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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19/08/2019
Projection box of Scottish cinema in 1933. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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19/07/2019
Projection box of Scottish cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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03/07/2019
Projectionists in the projection box of an Edinburgh cinema in 1933. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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29/06/2019
Chief projectionist and cinema manager inspecting the installation of new projectors at an Edinburgh cinema in 1950. Used with permission from Screen International.
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01/01/2018
Chief projectionist of Dunfermline cinema in the projection box in 1948. Used with permission from Screen International.
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26/06/2019
A projectionist in the projection box of the Mayfair Cinema in Glasgow, which opened in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.

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