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Gallery 8 ‘Cinema’

We have a superb collection of images documenting the history of cinema distribution and exhibition. Images of cinema interiors and exteriors, cinema audiences and queues, as well as examples of cinema staff uniforms and lobby décor, projectors and film formats, sound tracks, film spools and film cans, publicity and memorabilia.

We also have a unique collection of the actual objects and artefacts themselves.

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If you can’t find the title or the image that you are searching for online, please email us at or contact our researchers on 020 7840 2200. We have hundreds of thousands of images not yet scanned.

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