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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.
04-06-33- Dumfries.JPG

06/04/1933
The projection box of the Regal in 1933. Published with permission from Screen International.
03-09-33 - Aberdeen.JPG

09/03/1933
The projection box of the Capitol in 1933. Published with permission from Screen International.
1961.03.09 - Jacey Continental Cinema (1).gif

09/03/1961
The projection box of the Grovenor in 1961. Published with permission from Screen International.
1940.04.11 - Cinema de Luxe, Lochgelly.gif

04/11/1940
The projection box of the Lochgelly in 1940. Used in permission from Screen International.
1934.11.29 - La Scala, Edinburgh (1).gif

29/11/1934
The projection box of the La Scala in 1934. Fitted with Bauer projectors. Used in permission from Screen International.
1934.11.08 - Regal, Anstruther.gif

08/11/1934
The projection box of the Troxy in 1934. Used in permission from Screen International.
1940.11.07 - Palace, Arbroath.jpg

22/10/2019
Projection box of a Scottish cinema in 1940. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
1940.10.31 - Regal, Saltcoats.jpg

22/10/2019
Projection box of a Scottish cinema in 1940. Used with permission from Screen International.
1940.05.16 - Palace, Greenock.jpg

05/09/2019
Projection box of a cinema in Greenock, Scotland, in 1940. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
edinburgh_34_2.gif

22/08/2019
Projection box of an Edinburgh cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
oban_33.gif

19/08/2019
Projection box of Scottish cinema in 1933. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
aberdeen_34.gif

19/07/2019
Projection box of Scottish cinema in 1934. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
edinburgh_ritz_33.gif

03/07/2019
Projectionists in the projection box of an Edinburgh cinema in 1933. Used with permission from Screen International.​​
1950.06.01 - Regal, Edinburgh.jpg

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.
1948.04.15 - Palace, Dunfermline.jpg

01/01/2018
Chief projectionist of Dunfermline cinema in the projection box in 1948. Used with permission from Screen International.
glasgow_34.gif

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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