A Magic-Lantern Life

A Magic-Lantern Life

51 mins | Documentary | Oct. 26, 2014

The film documents the performances and history of The American Magic-Lantern Theater, a troupe that recreates the 19th century spectacles of magic lantern shows - he live projected productions that preceded cinema over 100 years ago. AMLT, based in Connecticut, consists of two people, usually Terry Borton, founder and showman, and lead singer Nancy Stewart. The company has been performing for 20 years, is the only professional magic-lantern theater in the US, and is one of the only three existing in the world.

A Magic-Lantern Life

51 mins | Documentary | Oct. 26, 2014

A Magic-Lantern Life
The film documents the performances and history of The American Magic-Lantern Theater, a troupe that recreates the 19th century spectacles of magic lantern shows - he live projected productions that preceded cinema over 100 years ago. AMLT, based in Connecticut, consists of two people, usually Terry Borton, founder and showman, and lead singer Nancy Stewart. The company has been performing for 20 years, is the only professional magic-lantern theater in the US, and is one of the only three existing in the world.
Producers
Original title A Magic-Lantern Life
Directors Peter J. O'Neill, Marcin Gi┼╝ycki
Writers

Cast

Terry Borton

as Terry Borton