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This shows the view down Broad Street showing the Odeon Cinema (now a bingo hall) and the now demolished Bowling Alley.

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This is a view up Broad Street. The then new bowling alley was later converted into a supermarket and has since been demolished. The bowling alley was opened in February 1964 by Coronation Street star Pat Phoenix who played Elsie Tanner. The largeā€¦

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'West of Shanghai' is a 1937 film about a Chinese warlord, who holds a group of oilmen and missionaries hostage in a remote Chinese outpost.

'52nd Street' - 1937 film of how 52nd Street became New York City's "Nightclub Row" in the 1930s.

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Four films on this week, Charlie Chaplin in The Pilgrim, an all start cast in The Old Oaken Bucket, Alma Rubens in Find the Woman, and Douglas Maclean in Bell Boy 13.

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Four films on this week, Betty Balfour in The Sea Urchin, The Verdict, Rudolph Valentino in The Eagle, and a star cast in Brothers.

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Two films on this week, Daring Youth, and Thy Name is Woman.

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Two films on this week, Pearl White in Know Your Men, and George K. Arthur and The Wheels of Chance.

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Three films on this week, Pretty Ladies with Tom Moore, Go West with Buster Keaton, and Rose of the World.

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Two films on this week, Blood and Sand with Rudolph Valentino and Love! with Louise Glaum and James Kirkwood.

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Two films on this week, The Lost World and Easy Money.

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Two films on this week, Lon Chaney in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and The Passionate Adventure.

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Two films on this week, The Iron Horse and Man & Maid.

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Two films on this week, Betty Compson in Woman to Woman and The Acquittal with Norman Kerry and Claire Windsor.

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Three films on this week, Is Love Everything?, The Great Love and The Lady Who Lied.

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Three films on this week, Headlines, The Adventures of Maisie and The Pleasure Buyers.

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Two films on this week, Tess of the D'Urbervilles and Helen's Babies.

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Two films on this week, Flaming Youth with Colleen Moore, and Jackie Coogan in Long Live The King

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The Royal Electric Theatre' on New Road opened in 1913 on what is now the Memorial Gardens. It ceased as a cinema June 24th 1921 when the present day Picture House opened.

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The Royal Electric Theatre' on New Road opened in 1913 on what is now the Memorial Gardens. It ceased as a cinema June 24th 1921 when the present day Picture House opened.

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For many years Oldfield Watson, Builders, were based here next to the Rochdale Canal. When this site was redeveloped the firm re-located to Mytholmroyd.
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