At the start of 2000 we saw the first Digital Cinema projector appear. Today all cinemas are digital. But what has happened to the 1000s of 35mm projectors not in use anymore? Is there a charity that preserves old cinema projectors?
The late Jim Schultz is interviewed by the late Brian Megson in this video shot at the Hyde Park Picture House.
James ‘Saronie’ Roberts was born in Liverpool in 1872 and was one of the pioneers of cinema in the city.
A look at the Abbey cinema in Liverpool from its opening in 1939 to closure in 1979. It was the home of Cinerama in Liverpool from 1964.
Birkenhead town hall's cinema.
In issue 174 of Rewind we picture Mike Taylor in the projection room at the Town Hall Birkenhead after closure of nearly two years due to Covid. Here we have a video of Mike made during his return visit.
Some of the cinema projectionists from Liverpool remember the golden age of cinema.