Collection CIN - Paper of Ernest Johnson, relating to St George's Cinema, York

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Paper of Ernest Johnson, relating to St George's Cinema, York


  • 1936-1957 (Creation)

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6 files

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Ernest Johnson was the manager of St George's cinema, Castlegate, York during the 1930s and 1940s. In 1937, he was the manager of the Picture House cinema, York. He served in Egypt during WW2 as a RAF flight lieutenant, returning to York in 1946 as manager of St George's cinema, Castlegate, York. He was later assistant manager of Associated Tower cinema, Leeds. He died in York in 1999 aged 88 yrs.

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Includes two ring binders of newspaper clippings and photographs, predominantly about St George's cinema, York. Also includes photographs of St George's cinema events, and a file of papers relating to Ernest Johnson's war service, as well as one ring binder of newspaper and article cuttings relating to quotations and the cinema profession.


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Material is available subject to the usual terms and conditions of access to Archives and Local History collections.

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Images are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

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  • English

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