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Bristol Cinemas: The Magic of Movies (DVD)


A souvenir video which recreates an era when picture houses provided a magical escape from the daily struggle.

Join cinema historian Bill Knight on a nostalgic tour and re-discover some of the favourite cinema haunts of days gone by.

The recollections of projectionists, usherettes and cinemagoers complement some fascinating old photographs, interspersed with Pearl and Dean advertisements from the 1960s and 1970s.

The story is brought right up to date with the multiplexes of the 21st Century.

(90 mins.)