Moving pictures in Brighton & Hove, Southwick and Shoreham from the earliest days

Introduction Note: Ongoing research has found much new material, which is included in the book Cinema-by-Sea. Some inaccurate information on this site has yet to be corrected
G A Smith's studio in HoveGrandma's Reading Glass
CHRONOLOGY The city's contribution to film history
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CINEMAS introduction
cinemas/pics/Princes CinemaDuke of York's Cinema
CINEMA DIRECTORY complete listing
Brighton RockQuadrophenia
FILMS The ones made or set in Brighton since 1896: complete listing
Charles UrbanJames WilliamsonWilliam Friese-GreeneGeorge Albert Smith
PEOPLE The ones who made film history
Friese-Greene plaqueWilbury Villas
PLACES Where film history was made

Go to the TERRA MEDIA website
Go to the BRIGHTON HISTORY website
Read the occasional blog
David Fisher