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THE PICTURE HOUSE - a photographic album of North West Cinemas
(A4 paperback book, 92 pages, £6.95)
The story of 'going to the pictures' - from the early fairground bioscope shows and the local bughuts to the luxurious picture palaces of the 1930s and the sad fate of many cinemas since 1950s - is told in 180 photographs. The cinemas, their staff, the publicity stunts used to attract audiences, the films made showing local working people, local stars and performers, the rivalry of television - are all inside The Picture House.