This collection contains approximately 300 film distributors' critique and information sheets as originally produced by McCarthy Ltd in the mid 20th century. The sheets each give a candid appraisal and synopsis of each film. These were designed to give cinema owners the ability to judge the appeal and audience suitability of a particular title.
The collection covers films made by the following companies: Rank Film Distributors, G.F.D, M.G.M, Disney, Eros, Golden Era, Gala, Gr. National, Gerrard, Hillcrest, Intercontinental, M.R.A, Mayfair, Miracle, Mondial, Monarch, New Realm, Orb, Panton, Planet, Renown, Regal, Regent, S.F. Films, United F. Corporation, Warner Pathe, Anglo-Amal, Butcher, Republic, A. B. F. D, Adelphi, Apex, Archway, Astral, Astarte, A. Balch, C. F. F., Compton-Cambo, Curson, Contemporary, C. R. Channel, Cattermoul, Connoisseur, Carlyle, Crusader, D.U.K., Eagle, Fancey, Films de France, Famous, British Lion, Columbia, 20th Century Fox, Radio, A.B-Pathe, Columbia and Exclusive.
3 bankers boxes, containing approximately 300 individual information sheets
- Film Distribution, Film Industry, Cinema Management, Film Marketing and Film Making
- Access is given in accordance with the NSMM access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the museum’s Insight facility.
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