Founded in 1977 "The Society aims to foster and enjoy the spirit of friendship and enthusiasm between members." Some of the objectives are to exchange knowledge, to revive and sustain the art of magic lantern projection and to arrange slide presentations
You want to know
about the Magic Lantern?
" The Projection Box is committed to publishing
new research and archive documents in the subjects of pre-cinema, early
film and optical recreations."
"Housing the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell
Collection, the Bill Douglas Center forms the most comprehensive
resource for the historical study of popular culture of any British
Good Home page with a brief history of the Lantern and
detailed information about the museum.
The combined purpose of this humble site is to promote the work of 'Professor' Mervyn Heard (international lantern showman, philosopher and people's friend)
A German publisher of good reference books on optical
toys and the precinema. In German only.