This short silent film from Huntley Archives shows wartime cinemagoers enjoying a film projected by a 'projectionette', a term used to describe women projectionists who filled the position of absent male workers during the Second World War.

Title

Wartime Cinema-going

Subject

women projectionists

Description

This short silent film from Huntley Archives shows wartime cinemagoers enjoying a film projected by a 'projectionette', a term used to describe women projectionists who filled the position of absent male workers during the Second World War.

Source

The Huntley Archive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPXvqlQzfoE

Publisher

YouTube

Date

11/10/2017

Format

Embedded video

Language

English

Type

Embedded video

Coverage

1940s

Embed Code

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/IPXvqlQzfoE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Citation

“Wartime Cinema-going,” Cinema Projectionist, accessed June 3, 2020, https://projectionproject.warwick.ac.uk/items/show/499.

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