Book by Beth Thomas featuring the memories of Welsh cinemagoers from silent films to the immediate post-war years. Published to mark the centenary of cinema in Wales, material has been gathered from a combination of oral testimony and written memory in letter form. Features reactions to the invention of cinema-going itself, the discussion of early film stars, the experience of the theatre and the introduction of talking films. Illustrated with photographs, advertising materials, press cuttings and images of local cinemas.

Item number 27684
Category Book
Type Cinema Audience
Dimensions Standard
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Beth Thomas (Author)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection