Daily Archives: August 28, 2013

This City has over 500 Moving Picture Shows; Do YOU Know WHY?

Illustration that accompanies the original article Source: Charles Darnton, ‘This City has over 500 Moving Picture Shows: Do YOU Know WHY?’ The Evening World [New York], 16 January 1909, p. 9 Text: “I like to see a story.” A long … Continue reading

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A Look into the Kinetoscope

Source: ‘A Look into the Kinetoscope’, The Salt Lake Herald, 3 September 1894, p. 1 Text: A LOOK INTO THE KINETOSCOPE [From the Boston Herald] I you have not looked into Edison’s kinetoscope delay not but plank down your nickels … Continue reading

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The Picture-Palaces of London

Illustration accompanying the original article Source: ‘The Picture-Palaces of London’, The Daily Chronicle, 9 April 1910 Text: The Picture-Palaces of London. Have They Comes to Stay? Pricked out in electric lights, on an imposing brand new structure of white stucco, … Continue reading

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The Journals of Sydney Race

Source: Ann Featherstone (ed.), The Journals of Sydney Race 1892-1900: A Provincial View of Popular Entertainment (London: The Society for Theatre Research, 2007), pp. 78-79 Text: Saturday January 20th, 1897 Caldwells have been showing the ‘Living Pictures’ in their shop … Continue reading

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Family Life and Work Experience Before 1918

Source: Excerpt from interview with Jack Brenner, C707/391/1-2, Thompson, P. and Lummis, T., Family Life and Work Experience Before 1918, 1870-1973 [computer file]. 7th Edition. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive [distributor], May 2009. SN: 2000, http://dx.doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-2000-1 Text: A: Amusements at … Continue reading

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