Cover image for Dick Perry (Cinema Poster Collector)
Agency:
Dick Perry (Cinema Poster Collector)
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1930
End Date:
31 Dec 1976
Description:
Richard Alfred (Dick) Perry, 1905-1983, proprietor of Perry's Pictures, toured Tasmanian country towns from the 1920s to the 1970s, initially with silent movies, and with sound from 1930.
His widow donated his collection of cinema posters to the State Library of Tasmania.
Information Sources:
'Credits up - the end', Mercury (Hobart), 17 November 1976, p.1; 'Silent movie exhibitor dies aged 78', Mercury (Hobart), 2 August 1983, p.9; Maurice Hallam, 'The picture man', Tasman Gazette, August 2004, p.11.;;IMDB
Series Created By Agency:
NS4264 Cinema Posters01 Jan 193631 Dec 1958