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382, LO/002/C2
Leicester Oral History Archive

Speaker: Cinema, - , Interviewee, , Cinema projectionist
Speaker: , Interviewer,

Summary of interview item: Cinema. Edited extracts of interview with Arch Warren, talking about his career as a cinema projectionist after 1928, starting at the Floral Hall in Belgrave Gate, then the Leicester Palace and Olympia. Talks about silent pictures, problems with the projector machinery, Cowboy films and the arrival of the talking pictures. Recalls the cinemas in Leicester from when he was a child and during his adult life.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester, Belgrave
Periods Covered: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 1/1/1989
Playing time: 23 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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