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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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19/07/2019
Projectionists and projection box of Surrey cinema in 1933. 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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03/07/2019
Chief projectionist in the projection box of a West Yorkshire cinema in 1927. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
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03/07/2019
Projectionists in the projection box of a Manchester cinema in 1933. 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
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 of a Sheffield cinema in 1927. Used with permission from Screen International.​
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29/06/2019
Chief projectionist in projection box of a Devon cinema in 1927. Used with permission from Screen International.​
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29/06/2019
Projection box of a Manchester cinema in 1927 with chief projectionist inset. Used with permission from Screen International.​
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29/06/2019
Projection box at a Rotherham cinema in 1927 with projectionist inset. 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 in the projection box of a West Yorkshire 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
Chief projectionist surveying the newly installed projectors in the projection box of a Hull cinema 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
Chief projectionist in the projection box of a Leeds cinema in 1949. Used with permission from Screen International.
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29/06/2019
Chief projectionist of a Birmingham cinema checking the projectors in 1949. Used with permission from Screen International.
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29/06/2019
Projectionists in the projection box of the Odeon in Worcester, which opened in 1950. 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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29/06/2019
Projectionists in the projection box of a Leeds cinema in 1952. Used with permission from Screen International.
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29/06/2019
Chief projectionist in the projection box of an Essex cinema in 1952. Used with permission from Screen International.
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29/06/2019
Chief projectionist of the Waldorf Cinema in the Sparkbrook district of Birmingham in 1952. 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
Three projectionists in the projection box of a Preston 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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29/06/2019
Projectionist in projection box of Leeds cinema in 1953. Used with permission from Screen International.
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29/06/2019
Three projectionists in the projection box of a Southend cinema in 1962. Used with permission from Screen International.
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26/06/2019
Team of projectionists in the projection box of a Slough cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.
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26/06/2019
Two projectionists in a Lincolnshire cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.
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26/06/2019
Chief projectionist, second and third operators in the projection box of the Astoria Cinema in Hull, which opened in 1934. 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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