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ERIC SMITH

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at the Organ of the Granada Cinema,
Bedford
Eric Smith whom listeners will hear this afternoon, became a cinema organist through the encouragement of another famous broadcaster, Reginald Foort. His studies began when he was five. Later, he became a pupil of Fred Gostelow , and at the age of eighteen he was a Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music. Composition he studied under Sir Granville Bantock , and when he was nineteen he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists.
His first entry into the world of cinema entertainment was as a pianist at a picture theatre in Worthing. Early last year he joined the cinema group with which he is now associated.

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Unknown: Eric Smith
Unknown: Reginald Foort.
Unknown: Fred Gostelow
Unknown: Granville Bantock

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