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The Perils of Picturegoing

Amateur comedy film within a film, about the unforeseen risks of going to the cinema, including 3D films, ice creams, lions and spears!

Amateur film 1950 6 mins Silent

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Fiction film made by the Kingston and District Movie Makers Club. Commended by Amateur Cine World Magazine, it shows the comical trials and tribulations of a dedicated film-goer at the New Regent, Walton, who, despite surreal weather conditions, wild animals and a child dripping ice cream down his back, has the cinematic experience of a lifetime!

This film is from the collection of Kingston Heritage Service, a member of the London's Screen Archives Network.