The Projected Picture Trust

Video library

The Projector Man

The late Jim Schultz is interviewed by the late Brian Megson in this video shot at the Hyde Park Picture House.

Saronie Master Showman

James ‘Saronie’ Roberts was born in Liverpool in 1872 and was one of the pioneers of cinema in the city. 

Cinerama memories

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 insight

Birkenhead town hall's cinema.

Reel heroes

Some of the cinema projectionists from Liverpool remember the golden age of cinema.