Theatres and Cinemas of Wakefield

Theatres and Cinemas of Wakefield

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Through the medium of old photographs, programmes and advertisements, this book provides a fascinating look at the history of theatre- and cinema-going in Wakefield and its adjacent towns over the last century. Including insights into the technology behind the silver screen, the entrepreneurs and the cinema chains who operated in the area, the stars, the staff and of course the customers, "Theatres and Cinemas of Wakefield" reveals how the experience of cinema-going has changed over the decades. Detailed histories of the region's theatres and the stars who flocked to tread their boards make this volume a comprehensive guide to the history of entertainment in the region.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 165 x 235 x 10mm | 300g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 200
  • 0752442813
  • 9780752442815

About David Taylor

Kate Taylor is an authority on cinema history in Britain. An experienced local history writer with a number of books in print, this book will be compiled from her own collection of photographs, film and cinema posters and other material.show more

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