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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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22/08/2019
Projection box and projectionists in a Sheffield 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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26/06/2019
Projectionist in the projection box of the Playhouse Cinema in 1934. 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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26/06/2019
Two projectionists in the projection box of the Rialto, which opened in July 1933. Used with permission from Screen International.
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26/06/2019
Two projectionists in the projection box of a Bristol cinema, which opened in October 1933. 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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