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Directing The Kingsway Cinema, 1927
The Kingsway Cinema in King’s Heath, Birmingham, opened in 1925 as a super cinema to serve a localised, habitually attending audience. It showed second-run screenings at low prices, and handily out-performed its only local ...
The Conversion to Sound of the Kingsway and the Ideal Cinemas in King's Heath, 1929-1932
Business records constitute a fundamental source of primary empirical evidence, which illuminate the granular details that collectively form wider regional and national trends. Their rarity has meant that each discovery ...
Banging the Gong: The Promotional Strategies of Britain’s J. Arthur Rank Organisation in the 1950s
(Taylor and Francis, 2016-06-03)
This article addresses the neglect in academic studies of film culture of the publicist’s role, particularly in British film production and distribution. Taking the last decade of the British studio system(the 1950s) and ...