Mike Taylor, Allerton (Former projectionist
, Paramount/Odeon, London Road) Polls apart I write while ruminating on the referendum of 40 years ago concerning continued membership of the then EEC.
The 65-year-old - who was born above the old Grand cinema in Glasgow's Cowcaddens - had been chief projectionist
at Glasgow Film Theare for 32 years.
He appeared in The Last Projectionist
, which was released last year, and was on the posters for it.
Now, remarkably, as well as composing the score for and playing guitars, keyboard and percussion on the soundtrack, he has also written, directed, edited and dubbed The Last Projectionist
, which uses archive footage found at his 1909 cinema to help tell its ever-changing story.
These are just some of the fascinating facts and characters in The Last Projectionist
The job is particularly suited for night owls as projectionists
usually start work in the afternoon and continue until late at night.
Longtime motion picture and television studio projectionist
James ``Rod'' Hatch died after a lengthy illness June 25 at his home in Burbank.
We are very glad that members of the union voted to approve our contract, and are eager for our projectionists
to return to work," said Howard Lichtman, executive vice president/marketing and communications of Cineplex Odeon, the largest movie theater circuit in the Chicago area.
The system functioned just as it is supposed to function, and it was extremely easy for our projectionists
to learn how to use the system.
Cohiba's Kim Ryan explains: "I didn't discover the projectionists
at first, I just thought about finding stories from the cinemas.
AS the dawn of digital technology marks the end of an era for two Tyneside cinema projectionists
, we asked what your favourite film is Melissa Wyatt, 18, trainee piercing professional from Chester-le-Street, said: "Fight Club, because it is an awesome story and there is a good twist at the end.
The Last Projectionist
(12A): A film about The Electric Cinema which stars ex-MAC projectionists