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n_ The Cinematograph. The ascendency of the cinematograph in the theatrical world is well-known, and that the machine has come to stay there cannot be a shadow of doubt. It is even possible for a cinematograph photographer to stand on the deck of an ocean liner, half-a-mile from the shore, and take photos of the coast line along which the vessel is travelling. The bioscope shown in Haverfordwest this week is one of the best of its kind, and a few particulars of construction may not be out of place. The pictures actually measure one inch in width, but cover a space of ten or twelve feet on the screen. They are wound from one reel to the other with tremendous speed, and the number of pictures on a reel may be gauged when it is said that the reels sometimes contain 1,000 feet of lilm, and that there are 16 pictures to a foot, each picture being nearly three-quarters of an inch in height. The films are of transparent celluloid. The original photographs are taken so rapidly that the most minute movement of any object within range of the lens is recorded. Illumination is procured by a limelight of 500 candle-power. A flame of great intensity is directed against a cylinder of specially hardened lime o- calcium; in a few seconds the particular spot of lime upon which the flame plays becomes incandescent and gives off a light second only to the highest power (electric arc). The flame used is a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen hence the term, oxy hydrogen limelight. This light is placed behind the picture, and the shutter allows only one picture to be pourtrayed at a time. The machine at the Masonic Hal £ cost L-30, and was made by Gaumont, of London. The chief cause of many cinematographs show- ing flickering pictures (which are decidedly injurious to the sight of any onlooker) is the faulty construction or working of the delicate machinery which drives the reel. Where elec- tric power is obtainable a bioscope motor may be connected with the electric plant, thus doing away with the slight, but unavoidable, fluctua- tion which is bound to exist where hand-power is used.

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PEMBROKE DOCK.

PEMBROKE.

NEYLAND.

PEMBROKE DOCK COUNTY SCHOOL…

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THE BUSH HILL IMPROVEMENT.

FOOTBALL NOTES.

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IPEMBROKE DOCK COUNTY COURT.

ST. ANDREWS, PEMBROKE DOCK.

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The Director's Salary.

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