A New Way of Seeing – Time Limited Online Screenings Streamed on MACE’s Blog – Screening 4: From Picture Palace to the Multiplex: Cinemas in the Midlands


A new concept for the Media Archive for Central England (MACE)…

…Time limited online screenings streamed at www.macearchive.wordpress.com

In the coming months MACE will ‘screen’ a series of ten themed compilation films here on our blog. Each themed compilation will stream online for 4 weeks.

A New Way of Seeing Screening 4: From Picture Palace to the Multiplex: Cinemas in the Midlands

‘Venue’: http://www.macearchive.wordpress.com

Commenced: Monday 1st October 2012

Closes: Monday 29th October 2012

Title: From PicturePalace to the Multiplex: Cinemas in the Midlands

 

Description:

This nostalgic compilation of archive film curated by MACE, the screen archive for the Midlands, is a look back at the shared experience of a night at the flicks. From the closure of the oldest cinema in the Midlands to the Birmingham venue that showed South Pacific for a whole year. Whether you remember being an ABC minor or are nostalgic for the sound of a Compton organ or remember the arrival of Bollywood in Britain there’s sure to be something to bring the memories back.

 

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