100 Years of Leicester Cinema

100 Years of Leicester Cinema

by Brian Johnson
     
 

Through the medium of old photographs, programs, and advertisements, this book provides a fascinating look at the history of movie-going in Leicester and its adjacent towns and villages over the last century. Including insights into the technology behind the silver screen, the entrepreneurs, and the cinema chains that operated in the area, the stars, the staff, and

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Through the medium of old photographs, programs, and advertisements, this book provides a fascinating look at the history of movie-going in Leicester and its adjacent towns and villages over the last century. Including insights into the technology behind the silver screen, the entrepreneurs, and the cinema chains that operated in the area, the stars, the staff, and of course the customers, this study reveals how the experience of movie-going has changed over the decades. Detailed histories of the region's cinemas make this volume a comprehensive survey of the history of screen entertainment in the region in the hundred years that have passed since the first picture house in town opened its doors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752444987
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Series:
Images of England
Pages:
126
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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