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    Default Saturday matinée, the Gaumont, 1953

    I suppose you have to be a certain age but back in the 1950s and early 60s, the Saturday film show aimed at children was a fantastic institution. The films usually had a Hollywood B movie feel to them, with a preponderance of ‘cowboys and indians’. For adults, the 1950s were, at the start, [...]

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    Magical that shot Colin. I would love for somebody to recognise someone on that photo.

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    Nice pic Colin.
    I never ventured that far in my youth.
    I do remember going to my local cinema "The New Regent" in Old Swan though for a Saturday Matinee
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    My neck o' the woods again Colin

    Frequented often by the lads n girls of Gerard Gardens - cheaper than the Odeon across London Road.

    I went there when it became a snooker hall too just before it closed altogether and was demolished.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hmtmaj View Post
    I never ventured that far in my youth.
    You don't venture that far now!

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    Aye. The Wheatsheaf.
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