42 photographs : b&w and col. slides ; 10 x 8.2 cm or smaller
History / Biographical
Lantern slides were regularly used in movie theatres into the 1930's to advertise upcoming films, mark intermissions, encourage viewers to visit the conession stand, and provide general announcements.
Slides could be provided by the studio with official film images or promotions - more often they were handmade title slides featuring simple images and text.
Scope & Content
File consists of lantern slides used in Banff movie theatre. Includes announcements and advertisements.
PS-37 contains typed text on clear celullose between two panes of glass bound with clear tape. The celullose insert is badly discoloured and warped, the text is badly faded. The text reads "BANKHEAD VETERANS CLUB A GENERAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERS WILL BE HELD IN THE CLUB ROOMS RIGHT AFTER THIS SHOW."