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Explore the technological development of motion pictures though our internationally significant cinematography collection. Discover pre-cinematic optical toys, the history of film advertising, and filmmaking technology used by both professionals and amateurs
One frame of 56mm positive black and white Paramount Magnafilm from 'You're in the Army Now'
Magic lantern slide depicting Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Walrus and The Carpenter
Music hall poster for moving pictures at the Whitworth Royal Picture Pavilion