The Curzon Cinema Collection

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The Curzon Cinema Collection

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SPECTO SILENT PROJECTOR
First introduced in 1935 the Specto is perhaps more thought of as a post WW2 projector coming from the Windsor factory. It was manufactured for 30 years and maintained its style and operation throughout that time. The most important aspect of the…

SPECTO SILENT PROJECTOR
First introduced in 1935 the Specto is perhaps more thought of as a post WW2 projector coming from the Windsor factory. It was manufactured for 30 years and maintained its style and operation throughout that time. The most important aspect of the…

SPECTO SILENT PROJECTOR
First introduced in 1935 the Specto is perhaps more thought of as a post WW2 projector coming from the Windsor factory. It was manufactured for 30 years and maintained its style and operation throughout that time. The most important aspect of the…

SPECTO SILENT PROJECTOR
First introduced in 1935 the Specto is perhaps more thought of as a post WW2 projector coming from the Windsor factory. It was manufactured for 30 years and maintained its style and operation throughout that time. The most important aspect of the…

AMPRO STYLIST MAJOR SOUND PROJECTOR
Decendent of the Simplex/Ampro manufacturures of Chicago it was favoured due to its quietness therefore not needing a blimp. A superb performer it was not favoured by many because of its fiddly film path. The amplifier was powerful and it has 1600ft.…

DeBRIE D16 SOUND PROJECTOR
Originating from the designs of Andre DeBrie these projectors were favoured by the British Government post WW2 and were used extensively by the Forces, particularly the Army. This was probably due to its 'unit' construction enabling easy maintenance.…

KALEE GK40 PROJECTOR
FITTED WITH VULCAN ARC LAMP AND KALEE 40 BASE WESTERN ELECTRIC SOUND HEAD. A smallish lightweight projector which could usually be found installed in 'shut-in' locations such as hospitals and prisons etc. and small cinemas. Compact and supplied as a…

CINCHRO SILENT PROJECTOR
The origin of this projector is unknown. It is thought to date from around 1916 and could have been produced as a Bioscope projector. It is a hand turned projector with a front shutter and has 1000ft. spool boxes complete with fire-traps. It is also…

AMPLIFIER RACK ASSEMBLY
A typical small cinema mono amplifier. Was in use in the Curzon from 1980 until its replacement in 1997.

PROJECTION HEAD
A projection head thought to be a model SRB. exhibited with panels removed to show the operational parts within. BTH projectors were usually to be found in Odeon projection rooms equipped with BTH arc lamps.
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