The Magic Lantern, Number 8, September 2016. Contents: 'Peepshows - New Perspectives, Moves and Media': 'Travelling Peepshows - Past and Present, Lucky Dicky Crangle and the Cinnabar Moth' by Tony Lidington [this article makes reference to The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum and to Bill's film 'Comrades' / 'The Gestetner Collection of Paper Peepshows' / 'A Peepshow in Fiction' by Lester Smith / 'Peepshows in Paintings' by Mike Smith; 'Exploring Magic Lantern Catalogues on Line' by Sarah Dellman; 'Prominent Magic Lanternists: Mike Simkin: An Interview Profile' by Jeremy Brooker [in this article also Simkin refers to having worked with Bill Douglas on his film 'Comrades' in 1986] and 'The Mike Simkin Magic Lantern Collection Auction; 'A Lanternist's Tour de France' by Gwen Sebus; 'The Importance of Being Earnest (and Ernest)' by Alexia Lazou; 'The Special Meeting at Ibstock, 4 June 2016' by Mary Ann Auckland; 'The Summer Meeting of the Magic Lantern Society, St Luke's Church Hall, Bath, 23 July 2016.' Obituaries for Sir George Frederick Pollock and Beryl Diana Vosburgh. Issue Number 8 also contains the Agenda for The Magic Lantern Society Autumn Meeting at The Birmingham & Midland Institute, Birmingham on 22 October 2016 and details, registration and accommodation forms and poster for The 10th Magic Lantern Society International Convention at the same venue from 28 to 30 April 2017. [Note: The Magic Lantern, starting with Number 1, December 2014 is the new publication from The Magic Lantern Society and replaces The Magic Lantern Society Newsletter and The New Magic Lantern Journal which had been combined in a single publication].

Item number 92807
Category Periodical
Type Magic Lantern
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Mary Ann Auckland (Editor)
Gwen Sebus (Editor)
Dennis Crompton (Editor)