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bobdenn

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Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« on: May 17, 2011, 12:18:07 AM »

sydenhambetty

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2011, 12:28:39 AM »
Ah Bob that was my local Picture House. Lived just down the hill from there. :smile:
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bobdenn

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2011, 12:38:46 AM »
Ah Bob that was my local Picture House. Lived just down the hill from there. :smile:

Betty,

Is that where ye did yer courtin'?

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sydenhambetty

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2011, 12:40:39 AM »
Thats right Bob, tboy says he took me there but he could,nt have made much of an impression as I have,nt a clue who he is. :D
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.  Oscar Wilde

bobdenn

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2011, 12:46:24 AM »
Thats right Bob, tboy says he took me there but he could,nt have made much of an impression as I have,nt a clue who he is. :D

If it was tboy, then  assume you paid?

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2011, 12:47:30 AM »
Not a chance Bob, I never had much money in those days. :D
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JEANJEANNIE

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2011, 11:31:53 PM »

A much better photo than the one I have. Added a bit of colour. Bob, is that you on the roof spying on the courting couple?

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2011, 06:47:23 PM »
my mum and my aunt annie used to be the cleaners in the strand - they got 2 free passes every week - a perk of the job lol!!
 

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2011, 11:37:22 PM »
The Strand used to show Horror Movies after the main feature film. I think it was just at weekends. Does anyone else remember this?

william bickerstaffe

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2011, 09:20:58 PM »

A much better photo than the one I have. Added a bit of colour. Bob, is that you on the roof spying on the courting couple?
look to the left there was a door there and we used to sneak in for free

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #10 on: August 20, 2011, 03:49:02 AM »
William, wasn't there also an exit door at the far side, near the toilets?  ::)  It was only necessary for one of the lads to pay to get in. He would then head for the toilets and then lift the bar on the emergency exit, providing free entry for his mates.

william bickerstaffe

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2011, 01:44:32 PM »
your right on there Earl i forgot about that other door

spacetinker

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #12 on: September 01, 2011, 06:06:27 PM »
Great to see that old "Picture House" again.
I would take my very first girlfriend there in the snow-bound freezing winter of '63...she lived on the
Belmont Rd so it wasn't far to walk...I was in love...but she left me for an "older" boy. ???
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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #13 on: October 25, 2018, 03:54:53 AM »
Space tinker what a comment I hope you found a new partner an lived as happy as u could

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Re: Strand ABC Cinema - 1959
« Reply #14 on: November 07, 2018, 05:29:36 PM »
Dirkdangler. ...thank you for your kind comments.

As we get older we look back and are sometimes surprised by the strength of emotions long buried in the course of our busy lives.Our "first love" is sometimes never forgotten. A time of innocence (and pain)...very different from the realities of the"Mondo Sinistro" we discover as adults.

All the best and keep on keeping on.  .Tink