Stories from the Electric Cinema Club

With thanks to everyone who has allowed us to use their words.

THIS IS THE ELECTRIC!

The Electric Cinema Club is the only survivor of a group of independent, specialist cinemas which sprang up in...

THE ELECTRIC’S SPARK FADES OUT...

Ed Vulliamy on the long-loved, historically important cinema that has seen as much drama off screen as on....

BEFORE THE ELECTRIC

Dave Hucker's History Part 1: Before the Electric.

FROM THE EDWARDIAN TO THE AVANTE-GARDE

Dave Hucker's History Part 3: From the Edwardian to the Avant-Garde

EXHIBITION AT KENSINGTON LIBRARY.

Jim Nelson's notes to accompany an exhibition he held at Kensington Library on the history of the cinema. Oct 1984

THIS IS THE ELECTRIC?

Many things have been said about the Electric, some of them repeatable. Unfortunately, only those in print have...

THE ELECTRIC’S FAITHFUL FLICKER...

Happy Birthday to the Electric Cinema, seventy years old next Friday – which makes it the longest-serving purpose-built cinema...

THE ELECTRIC & WW1

Dave Hucker's History Part 2: The Electric and World War 1.

A PROJECTIONIST’S MEMOIR

You didn’t need to be of a nervous disposition to think the projection box at the Electric could be a spooky place...

CINEMATIC, PSYCHEDELIC, MACROBIOTIC.

A memoir by Deanne Taylor, co-founder of the Electric.

Three articles by Jim Nelson, Geoff Andrew and Peter Howden from Picture House  (Winter 1994/95), the Cinema Theatre Association magazine.

"Survival of a Fleapit" — article by Jim Nelson from Picture House  (Winter 1994/95), the Cinema Theatre Association magazine.

"Charlie Trousers, faulty drains & other Electric highlights" — article by Geoff Andrew from Picture House (Winter 1994/95), the Cinema Theatre Association magazine.

"Fun to run a cinema" — article by Peter Howden from Picture House  (Winter 1994/95), the Cinema Theatre Association magazine.

ELECTRIC 100 YEARS CELEBRATION BROCHURE by Mandy Kean, Soho House Group

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