THE INAUGURAL FILM SHOW IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

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  • D 4016
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  • object name: Official photograph
  • object category: Black and white
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The photograph shows the audience, made up largely of children, in a large purpose-built shelter. They are seated around a pillar which is marked "Section 1A" and decorated with a Union Jack and bunting. Neither the projector nor the screen is visible.

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