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Flea Pits and Picture Palaces / Cytiau Chwain a Phalasau Breuddwydion

By (author) Beth Thomas
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Llyfrau Amgueddfa Cymru/ National Museum Wales Books, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Published: 28th Feb 1997
Dimensions: h 230mm
ISBN-10: 0720004438
ISBN-13: 9780720004434
Barcode No: 9780720004434
Synopsis
Take a unique look at one hundred years of the history of cinema in Wales, told through individual voices and recollections. Featuring over seventy historical photographs, film posters and newspaper clippings, this book takes us from the introduction of cinema in Wales just months after the Lumiere Brothers' invention, through the flourishing of cinema-going during two world wars, the post-television demise of many local community cinemas in the sixties and seventies right up to today's multiplexes. Cymrwch olwg unigryw ar ganrif o hanes y sinema yng Nghymru, wedi ei adrodd gan leisiau unigol a thrwy atgofion. Gan ddefnyddio dros saith deg o ffotograffau hanesyddol, posteri ffilmiau a thoriadau o bapurau newydd, mae'r llyfr hwn y nein tywys o gyflwyniad y sinema i Gymru, fisoedd yn unig ar ol darganfyddiad y brodyr Lumiere trwy dwf poblogrwydd y sinema yn ystod dau ryfel byd, tranc nifer o sinemau cymuned wedi dyfodiad y teledu yn y chwedegau a'r saithdegau, hyd sinemau anferth aml-sgrin heddiw.

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