West Yorkshire Cinemas and Theatres Peter Tuffrey

ISBN: 9781781552063

Published: May 15th 2013

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144 pages


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West Yorkshire Cinemas and Theatres  by  Peter Tuffrey

West Yorkshire Cinemas and Theatres by Peter Tuffrey
May 15th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 144 pages | ISBN: 9781781552063 | 10.61 Mb

I n the heavy industrial areas of West Yorkshire, particularly Bradford and Leeds, in the first half of the twentieth century there was a great need for entertainment- it was only natural that the film industry should give rise to purpose-builtMoreI n the heavy industrial areas of West Yorkshire, particularly Bradford and Leeds, in the first half of the twentieth century there was a great need for entertainment- it was only natural that the film industry should give rise to purpose-built cinemas across the entire region.

Although theaere-going declined with the growth of cinema-going, it is pleasing to note that theater is still very much alive today in a number of the areas covered here. Nobody could have predicted that going to the flicks would be so rapidly superseded by television. Buildings of all sizes and descriptions - some having only existed for a relatively short time - quickly became redundant and have struggled to survive or find an alternative use since. Calling on the photographic archives of the Yorkshire Post, West Yorkshire Cinemas and Theatres presents a lavishly illustrated history of screen and stage in the region.



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