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Gerry White

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The Cinemas in Shoreham
« on: August 30, 2019, 08:38:12 am »
 There have been several Cinemas in Shoreham The Bijou Empire, 1914 in the High St The Star in Church Street and The Coliseum on the Lower Brighton Road. Closed in 1970. The Norfolk opened in 1933 with talking  movies.  It later became the Ritz...
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Re: The Cinemas in Shoreham
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2019, 12:31:20 pm »
I went to the Ritz with some friends to see Rock Around the Clock as it was banned in Lancing & Worthing.
This would have been around 1956, soon after it was released. Happy days. 8)

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Re: The Cinemas in Shoreham
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2019, 07:02:50 pm »
I hope that you were not involved in any seat ripping incidents !  ::)
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Re: The Cinemas in Shoreham
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2019, 05:23:07 pm »
I hope that you were not involved in any seat ripping incidents !  ::)
Nah, we were good lads. 8)

As I recall we found the whole thing rather disappointing after all the publicity. Much ado about nothing methinks. ???