Cinema Diary

1925-1926 in Bolton

1925-1926 diary of bookings at the Bee-Hive Picture House, Bolton.

This archive relates to Harold “Harry” Sanders’s career as a cinema manager from the 1920s-1960s and later his involvement with local cinemas and press about him after his retirement into the 1980s. It includes weekly statement sheets and booking and cinema diaries from the 1920s-1950s in which Sanders noted the films shown, attendance, ticket prices, and notable visitors. There is also a notebook with plans and sketches for Grantham cinema from 1925 including sketches of attendants' uniforms and ideas for publicity.


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