Daily Archives: September 5, 2013

Loitering with Intent

Source: Peter O’Toole, Loitering with Intent: The Child (New York: Hyperion, 1992), pp. 2-3 Text: Modestly sized and a comfortable little spot was my long ago, well-remembered news cinema. Near to the front as could be, Daddy and I would … Continue reading

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Will you take me in, mister?

Source: David Rayner, contributed by the author. Text: My earliest memory of picturegoing was on my fourth birthday in April, 1951, when I was taken by my mother and my godmother to the Essoldo, Wellington Road South, Stockport, to see … Continue reading

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The Cinematograph

Source: ‘The Cinematograph’, Pall Mall Gazette, 21 February 1896, p. 9 Text: THE CINEMATOGRAPH. The world in general and London in particular has been given a new series of “living pictures” by some French inventors who have sufficiently tamed the … Continue reading

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