Discovery and Sharing

Archive, Norman Mowatt

In a recent blog article I wrote about Dr Ormonde and his talented family and their visit to Campbeltown to…

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Mysteries, Detectives and Westerns !

Archive, Norman Mowatt

Still in June 1913 and the Picture House is settling into regular commercial operation with success. The composition of the…

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Melodrama !

Archive, Norman Mowatt

n June 1913 the Picture House changed to a continuous performance each evening from 7.30pm to 10.30pm, and in the…

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In the new Picture House – What did they see ?

Archive, Norman Mowatt

What were the first films shown when the Picture House opened on 26th May 1913? What sort of things did…

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The Picture House – Plans, and Dr Ormonde

Archive, Norman Mowatt

I was intrigued by one of the old local newspaper adverts we looked through yesterday. I thought that since it…

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Front Elevation and Biographies

Archive, Norman Mowatt

We had another meeting of the Campbeltown Picture House “Raiders of the Lost Archive” group today in the Community Business…

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Fascinating People

Archive, Norman Mowatt

With the inventory of the contents of the Picture House in progress the group has also been doing some research…

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