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'The Phantom of the Opera'

'The Phantom of the Opera' The Cinematograph Times 5 January 1929. Copyright © The British Library Board

  •  Biogram: A Weekly Journal for Renters and Cinema Exhibitors in South Wales and West of England
    Cardiff
    8 March 1919 - 6 January 1923 : Nos. 1-200
    Discontinued.
     
  • The Bioscope: (The Independent Film Trade Paper)
    London
    30 October 1908 - 4 May 1932 : Nos. 107-1335
    Discontinued.
     
  •  Cinema Construction
    London
    October 1929 - March 1930 : [Vol. 1] no. 8 - vol. 2 no.1
  • Continued as: Cinema, Theatre and Allied Construction
    April 1930 - April 1931 : Vol. 2 no. 2 - vol. 3 no. 2
  • Continued as: Cinema, Theatre and General Construction
    May 1931 - December 1934 : Vol. 3 no. 3 - vol. 6 no. 10
  • Continued as: Cinema and Theatre Construction
    January 1935 - August 1939; June 1946 - October 1947 : Vol. 6 no. 11 - vol. 11 no. 6; vol. 12 no. 1 - vol. 14 no. 5
  • Continued as: Cinema and Theatre
    November 1947 - June 1948 : Vol. 14 no. 6 - vol. 16 no. 1.
     
  • Cinema Management
    London
    April 1937 - September 1938 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 2 no. 6
    Discontinued.
     
  • The Cinema News and Property Gazette
    London
    February 1912 - 11 August 1921 : Nos. 1-461
  • Continued as: Cinema
    18 August 1921 - 15 November 1923 : Nos. 422-579
  • Continued as: The Cinema News and Property Gazette
    22 November 1923 - 6 November 1957 : Nos. 580-7988
    Incorporated with The Daily Cinema.
     
  • The Cinema Specialist
    London
    January - April 1952 : Nos. 1-3
    Discontinued.
     
  • The Cinema World Illustrated
    London
    May 1927 - February 1929 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 2 no. 10.
     
  • The Cinemag: Devoted to the Cinemas of South London
    London
    May 1932 - October/November 1937 : [Vol. 1] no. 1 - vol. 7 no. 5
    Continued as a supplement to the Brixton Free Press.
     
  • The Cinematograph Times
    London
    8 December 1928 - 12 August 1939 : Nos. 1-419
    Official organ of the Cinematograph Exhibitors Association of Great Britain and Ireland.
    With registration issues dated 10-24 November 1938.
     
  • The Commercial Film
    London
    February 1935 - November/December 1936 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 2 no. 6
    Incorporated with Film Shorts.
     
  •  The Daily Film Renter
    London
    10 January 1927 - 8 November 1957 : Nos. 1-7505
    Incorporated with The Daily Cinema.
     
  •  The Expres Overseas Mail
    London
    January 1914 - September/October 1916 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 3 nos. 9/10
    A monthly report of the cinematograph export trade.
    Discontinued.
     
  •  The Film and Cinematograph Review
    London
    1 October 1908 : No. 1.
    Discontinued.
     
  • The Film Censor
    London
    26 June 1912 - 23 April 1913 : Nos. 1-44
  • Continued as: The Film Censor and Exhibitor's Review
    30 April 1913 - 25 February 1916 : Nos. 45-192
    Discontinued.
     
  • Film Favourite
    London
    14 November 1931 - 27 February 1932 : Nos. 1-16
    Discontinued.
     
  • Film Favourites
    London
    November - December 1932 : [Nos. 1-2].
     
  • Film Flashes
    London
    13 November 1915 - 10 June 1916 : Nos. 1-31.
     
  • The Film House Record
    London
    4 February 1910 - 16 September 1911 : Nos. 1-48
    Discontinued.
     
  • Film Pictorial
    London
    27 February 1932 - 30 September 1939 : Nos. 1-397
    Incorporated with Picture Show.
     
  • Film Picture Stores
    London
    28 July 1934 - 16 February 1935 : Nos. 1-30
    Discontinued.
     
  •  Film Shorts
    London
    March - June/July 1937 : Nos. 1-3
    Discontinued.
     
  •  The Film Star Weekly and Girls' Cinema
    London
    26 November 1932 - 7 January 1933 : Nos. 1-7
  • Continued as: The Film Star Weekly
    14 January 1933 - 28 September 1935 : Nos. 8-149
    Incorporated with Picture Show.
     
  • Film Souvenir
    London
    January, March 1935 : Nos. 1-2.
     
  • Film Weekly
    London
    22 October 1928 - 16 September 1939 : Nos. 1-570
    Including registration issues dated 3 September to 15 October 1928
    Microfiche (M.Fiche.3) produced by the British Film Institute from issues held by the British Library Newspaper Library
    Incorporated with Picturegoer.
  • Film Weekly News
    London
    7 June - 12 July 1947 : [Vol. 1] nos. 1-6
  • Continued as: Film Monthly Review
    August 1947 - December 1949 : [Vol. 1] no. 7 - vol. 7 no. 10
     
  • Filmgoer
    London
    24 May 1952 - 8 August 1953 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 6 no. 52
    Discontinued.
  • Filmirror
    London
    December 1946 - September 1947 : Nos. 1-9
  • Continued as: Film Mirror
    October 1947 - December 1949 : Vol. 2 nos. 1-27.
     
  • Films: The Cinema Trade Journal
    Birmingham
    12 August 1915 - 29 December 1921; 1-22 March 1923 : Nos. 1-334; series 3 nos. 1-4
    Discontinued.
  • The Finchley Review and Film Guide
    London
    May - December 1936 : Nos. 1-8
  • Continued as: Finchley Review
    January 1937 - 29 July 1949 : Nos. 9-248.
  •  Girls' Cinema
    London
    16 October 1920 - 19 November 1932
    Incorporated with The Film Star Weekly.
     
  •  The Ideal Kinema: A Record of Modern Practice in Kinema Erection, Equipment, Furnishing & Decoration
    London
    17 February 1927 - 15 December 1932; 14 September 1939 - 6 December 1956.
    Supplement to the Kinematograph Weekly; issued as a separate publication from January 1933 to August 1939.
  • The Ideal Kinema and Studio
    London
    January 1933 - January 1936 : New issue nos. 1-38
    Continued as: The Ideal Kinema
    February 1936 - August 1939 : Nos. 39-81
    Issued as a supplement to Kinematograph Weekly from February 1927 to December 1932, and from September 1939 to December 1966.
  • The Irish Limelight: The Only Irish Journal Devoted to Cinema and Theatrical Topics
    Dublin
    January 1917 - July 1918; Oct 1919 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 2 no. 7; vol. 3 no. 10
    Wanting March 1918.
  •  The Mini-Cinema: The Trade Paper for the Professional 16 mm. User
    London
    December 1946 - August 1952 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 6 no. 11.
  • The Motion Picture Studio
    London
    11 June 1921 - 23 February 1924 : Nos. 1-142
    Incorporated with Kinematograph Weekly.
  • The Moving Picture Offered List and Cinema Trade Buyer & Seller
    London
    11 July 1913 - 15 March 1918 : Nos. 1-207
    Includes a supplement, Moving Picture Exclusives [April 1916]
    Continued as: The British Kinema Chronicle
    15 April, 16 May 1918 : Nos. 208-209.
  • Moving Pictures International
    London
    23 August 1990 - 6 May 1993 : Nos. 2-134
  • Continued as: Moving Pictures
    13 May 1993 - January 1998.
  •  Optical Lantern and Kinematograph Journal
    London
    November 1904 - April 1907 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 3 no. 6
  • Continued as: Kinematograph and Lantern Weekly
    16 May 1907 - 27 November 1919 : Nos. 1-657
  •  Continued as: Kinematograph Weekly
    4 December 1919 - 10 December 1959 : Nos. 658-2723
  • Continued as: Kine Weekly
    17 December 1959 - 25 September 1971 : Nos. 2724-3337
    Discontinued.
  • Optical Lantern and Kinematograph Journal: Kine Sub-Standard Film Section
    London
    May 1946 - 15 December 1955
    A supplement to Kinematograph Weekly
    Discontinued.
  • Our Films
    London
    September 1925 - December 1934
    With a registration issue dated June 1925
    Cinema programmes.
     
  •  Pathé Weekly Bulletin
    London
    20 August 1914 - 16 December 1915 : New series nos. 1-72.
  • Pathés Cine Journal
    London
    4 October - 1 November 1913 : Nos. 1-5
  • Continued as: Pathé Cinema Journal
    8 November 1913 - 30 July 1914 : Nos. 6-44
    Discontinued.
  • Photo Bits and Cinema Star
    London
    28 July 1923 - 3 May 1924 : New series nos. 1-40
  • Continued as: Cinema Star and Photo Bits
    10 May 1924 - 9 October 1926 : Nos. 41-167
    Incorporated with London Life.
  • The Picture Palace News
    London
    8 November 1915 - 2 September 1916 : Nos. 1-44
  • Continued as: The Picture News
    9 September 1916 - 27 January 1917 : Nos. 45-65
    Discontinued.
  •  Picture Show
    London
    3 May 1919 - 31 December 1960
    Discontinued.
  • The Picture World
    Birmingham
    19 October 1914 - 4 March 1916 : Nos. 1-427.
  •  Picturegoer
    London
    January 1921 - July 1922 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 4 no. 19
  • Continued as: Pictures and the Picturegoer
    August 1922 - September 1925 : Vol. 4 no. 20 - vol. 10 no. 57
  • Continued as: Picturegoer and Theatre Monthly
    October 1925 : Vol. 10 no. 58
  • Continued as: Picturegoer
    November 1925 - May 1931 : November 1925 - May 1931
  • Continued as: Picturegoer Weekly
    30 May 1931 - 16 September 1939 : [New series] nos. 1-434
  • Continued as: Picturegoer and Film Weekly
    23 September 1939 - 23 August 1941 : Nos. 435-535
  • Continued as: Picturegoer
    6 September 1941 - 23 April 1960 : Nos. 536-1296
    Incorporated with Date
    Held in hard copy and on microfiche (M.Fiche.5).
  • Picturegoer: The Picture Theatre Magazine
    London
    11 October 1913 - 14 February 1914 : Nos. 1-19
  • Continued as: Pictures and the Picturegoer
    21 February 1914 - 20 November 1920 : New series nos. 1-353
  • Continued as: Pictures
    27 November 1920 - August 1922 : Nos. 354-421
    Incorporated with Picturegoer
    Held in hard copy and on microfiche (M.Fiche.5).
  • Pictureland
    London
    December 1924 - December 1939
    A programme guide and review issued for various cinemas.
  • The Pictures: An Illustrated Weekly Magazine of Fiction for Lovers of Moving Pictures
    London
    21 October 1911 - 7 December 1912 : Nos. 1-60
    Discontinued.
  • Pictures & Pleasure
    Manchester
    17 November 1913 - 9 November 1914 : Nos. 1-52
  • Continued as: The Film Renter
    16 November 1914 - 15 February 1919 : Nos. 53-275
  • Continued as: The Film Renter & Moving Picture News
    22 February 1919 - 5 March 1927 : Nos. 276-695
    Published in London from 3 June 1922 onwards.
  • The Projectionists' Journal
    London
    November 1932 - November/December 1939 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 10 no. 9
  • Continued as: The Projectionist's Bulletin
    April 1940 - February 1941 : [New series] nos. 1-9.
  •  Rinking World and Picture Theatre News
    London
    4 December 1909 - 2 July 1910 : Nos. 1-30
  • Continued as two separate publications: Rinking World and Picture Theatre News
    • Picture Theatre News : 5 July 1910 - 13 March 1912 : Nos. 31-117
      Discontinued.
       
  •  Screen and Stage
    London
    1 May, 1 June 1920 : Nos. 1-2
    Discontinued.
     
  •  Screen International: The Paper of the Entertainment Industry
    London
    6 September 1975- : No. 1- .
    Includes a MIFED Special Issue of 29 October 1983, no. 418.
     
  • Screen Stories & Fun & Fiction
    London
    8 February 1930 - 17 August 1935 : Nos. 1-289
    Incorporated with Boy's Cinema.
  • The Screen: The Cinema Managers' Journal
    Woodchester
    June 1914 - 21 July 1917 : No. 1 - vol. 10 no. 7.
  • Star Weekly
    Dublin
    1 March - 19 April 1947 : Nos. 1-8
  • Continued as: Film Star Weekly
    26 April - 15 November 1947 : Nos. 9-38
    Discontinued.
     
  • Stoll's Editorial News: House Organ of the Stoll Film Company
    London
    22 May 1919 - 1 April 1924 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 8 no. 6.
  •  Talkie Topics and Theatrical Review
    Dublin
    4 March 1931 - December 1932 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 3 no. 12.
  • Theatre and Film Illustrated
    London
    February 1928 - March 1930 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 4 no. 9
    Incorporated with Theatre World.
  • Today's Cinema: News and Property Gazette
    London
    4 February 1928 - 8 November 1957 : Nos. 1-7900
  •  Continued as: The Daily Cinema
    11 November 1957 - 23 December 1968 : Nos. 7901-9616
    Includes a supplement, The Daily Cinema Preview of 1969 [published in in 1968]
  • Continued as: Today's Cinema
    1 January 1969 - 13 November 1971 : Nos. 9617-9955
  • Continued as: Cinema TV Today
    20 November 1971 - 30 August 1975 : Nos. 9956-10149
    Incorporated with Screen International.
  • The Trade Show Critic
    Liverpool
    28 February 1919 - 24 January 1930 : Nos. 1-570
  • Continued as: The Talking Picture News
    31 January 1930 - 22 December 1939; 1 January - 6 October 1944 : Nos. [571]-1046; 1255-1293
  • Continued as: The Talking Picture News and Examiner
    24 November 1944 - 25 March 1945 : Nos. 1300-1326
  • Continued as: The Talking Picture News and Liverpool Examiner
    21 September 1945 - 14 June 1946 : Nos. 1343-1381
  • Continued as: The Liverpool Examiner and Talking Picture News
    21 June 1946 - 3 October 1952 : Nos. 1382-1711
    A very imperfect set.
  • The Trans-Atlantic Review
    London
    29 November 1913 - 10 November 1917 : Vol. 1 no. 1 - vol. 7 no. 18; new series nos. 1-15
    Published by the Trans-Atlantic Film Company.
     
  •  Variety, Music, Stage and Film News
    London
    2 September 1931 - 6 September 1933 : Nos. 1-106
  • Continued as: Variety Cabaret Film News
    13 September 1933 - 26 December 1935 : Nos. 107-226
  • Continued as: Variety News
    2 January - 18 June 1936 : Nos. 227-251.