Announcement: “CINEMA 61” at Finchley Public Libraries, in association with Arts Together. Programme of films by Roman Kroiter, Herman van der Horst, James Hill, Michael Grigsby, David Andrews & Tamara Hichco; forthcoming film programme: May 30th and music programme: May 22nd, POETRY IN THE OPEN AIR: June & July.
Long-form analysis of voting sheets used at the Erith conference, 22nd sept 1963, with regard to 11 selected films. Three votes were taken: whether the films were suitable for National Viewing Sessions, the delegates own societies, and personal reaction; the analysis is mainly ‘concerned’ the future of film societies when “Boulevard” does so well and “Desistfilm” so badly. Annotation reads “Philip Crick is happy to print this (with any suitable revision which you care to make)”
“A STUDY OF TASTE” by John Rowan. 3rd corrected draft (most probably following revisions by JC) of N156NT/1965/Cinema 65/002. Long-form report of viewing session showing 11 films, “used to explore different aspects of the taste of film society committee members.” Eventually published in MONTAGE no. 13, Winter 1964–65.