• Short Summary

    New modern cinema opened in Bristol.

  • Description

    Bristol, Avon.

    GV. New A.B.C. Cinema in Bristol. CU. Wording on front of cinema 'The New Bristol Centre'. LV. Modern construction of the cinema - reminds of NFT building in London. SV. Sign 'Grand Charity Opening Dr Zhivago'. AS. Interior shot of cinema, looking up at the modern ceiling. Pan down to the curtains on stage. They are drawn revealing wide curving screen, & GV. The screen starts to enlarge from small to wide screen and Todd-AO, & Nearer shot. LV. Showing modern seating. AS. Coloured floodlights built into circle. SV. Projectionist lacing up the film into projector, & SV. GV. Exterior, crowds awaiting the arrival of the Mayor of Bristol to open the cinema. SV. The front of the cinema. SV. Trumpeters heralding the arrival of the Lord Mayor. CU. Trumpeters. SV. The Mayor walking forward with cinema Manager Mr Baker. AS. Group of people applauding from part of the cinema. SV. Mr Cartlidge introducing the Mayor to Mr D. J. Goodlatte. SCU. Mr Goodlatte shaking hands with the Lady Mayoress. AS. Illuminated sign 'The New Bristol Centre'. SV. The Lord Mayor cutting the tape to open the new cinema. The doors open and people start walking in. SV. Crowd outside applauding. LV. Interior of the cinema. SV. Mr Goodlatte with Mayor and Mayoress. SV. Glass engravings on side wall of foyer. CU. Glass engravings. CU. Another glass engraving. GV. Crowd milling around in foyer. CU. Modern globe over the new bar. GV. People standing around, drinking, & SV. SV. Barman attending to drinks. SV. People drinking at the bar, & LV. & GV.

    Note in the old file reads - Special for certain cinemas only.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:17:00 / 01:32:42:00

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