Rise and Fall of Cinema

Patented: History of Inventions

Rise and Fall of Cinema

What was the first cinema? When were the heydays of cinema-going and where are we now? How has the experience of going to the cinema changed?

Today’s show is about the rise and fall of cinema. Or should that be the rise and fall and rise again of the cinema.

Dallas’s guest is Trevor Griffiths, historian at the University of Edinburgh who studied the history of cinemas and cinema-going in Scotland and beyond.

Edited by Siobhan Dale, Produced by Sophie Gee, Senior Producer is Charlotte Long

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