Community History Collection
Speaker: Oakes, Graham, 1940 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Cinema projectionist, knitter
Speaker: Mills, J, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Talks about work at Cameo Cinema, Leicester, as projectionist 1959/60. Explains Cameo was 'News Cinema' showing Pathe News reels and cartoons. Describes projection room, duties, colleagues, mentions failing to see Queen during royal visit to Leicester. Names other shops etc. on High Street including Clements Furnishing's rocking chair, buying lizards at Pratts. Mentions addressing colleagues as Mr, Mrs or Miss. General conversation about High Street area. Part of a series of interviews about the High Street.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s
Recording Date: 3/4/1997
Playing time: 43 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHCL
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