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JAMES PETRIE CHALMERS: PIONEER OF VISION

September 7, 2016 → 11:30 am12:30 pm

£2 - £4

Born 150 years ago in Tankerness, he trained as a printer at The Orkney Herald and in the US started the first-ever film trade journal, Moving Picture World. Through it he fought for standards that laid foundations for the new cinema industry. Moya McDonald tells his story, with an early film programme as featured in the magazine, and Dave Grieve reads.

Details

Date:
September 7, 2016
Time:
11:30 am ─ 12:30 pm
Cost:
£2 - £4
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Venue

Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall