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InFocus presentation

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August 19th 2020. This free event will include nibbles and drinks and will be held at the East Victoria Park RSL Hall, Fred Bell Parade, Bentley – between 7pm and 10pm.This is an initiative of Pictures in Motion Museum of Film and Television (AMMPT). Stuart Booty: Western Australian Cinematograph and Sound Recording Pioneer 1913 – 1926 Stuart Booty (1890-1971) and his Films Stuart Booty was a Western Australian Electrical, Movie and Audio Technology Genius and…

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Science and history of TV in WA-Event- 03082020

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Science and history of TV in WA Two of the most common objects found in the home today are the television set and the computer/smartphone/tablet screen. This presentation by TV veterans from Pictures in Motion takes a look at the science behind their use for entertainment in the home. The talk will cover the history of the science, as used in Western Australia, and will include a look at free to air television as well…

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Australia Vs the USA in the supply of early Cinema equipment.

Richard Ashton’s Presentation on pioneering Australian Cinema equipment manufacturers. Though Australia was a significant pioneers of full length movies, the fledgling Australian film industry was eventually overwhelmed by the American movie product. Attempts were also made to stifle Australian manufacturers of cinema equipment. Now this story has been researched in great detail and been told in a massive illustrated document, which is covered in the following video presentation. Perhaps the most detailed presentation ever made…

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Supporters of Pictures in Motion AMMPT

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With thanks to our valued supporters.                            

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A FREE starlight outdoor cinema screening will be presented by “Pictures in Motion” at Wireless Hill on Saturday 9th November 2019.

This will be the 1924 silent classic “The Thief of Bagdad”, starring Douglas Fairbanks, with an introduction by Roy Mudge.When the Thief of Baghdad (Douglas Fairbanks) sneaks into a royal palace, he discovers and instantly falls in love with a beautiful princess (Julanne Johnston). The thief pretends to be a prince, and the princess becomes enamoured with him. The thief then reveals his wrongdoing to a Holy Man (Charles Belcher), who sends him to find…

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