Projectionist remembers

posted by JodarMovieFan on July 31, 2007 at 7:45 am

I came across this story in the NY Times about the memories of a NYC Projectionist. Its a good read.
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vic1964 on July 31, 2007 at 10:39 am

Thank you,i really enjoyed that being a projectionist myself who just happens to be running LA VIE EN ROSE right now!I am also a big Bruce Lee fan and i remember how exciting it was to watch a Bruce Lee film with an audience back then because he had so much presence and ability.

JodarMovieFan on July 31, 2007 at 8:06 pm

Vic, was that you featured in the article?

My brother took my parents and I, to see a martial arts double or triple feature at the now closed National Theater (or something..the exact name escapes me) back in the late 70s or early 80s. And like in the article, after the film, a fight broke out between some of the neighborhood guys and this poor Indian patron in the aisles. The offending guys pretended like they knew the martial arts as they went after the Indian patron complete with their own sound effects.

And, yes, I am sure moviegoers, like myself, appreciate a good projectionist when you’re at our favorite venues in town. :)

vic1964 on August 1, 2007 at 3:43 pm

It is not me,i am from London,Ontario.I was 9 years old when ENTER THE DRAGON came out,but i relate to their stories.

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