Old Photos of Witham

Poster for opening performance at Whitehall cinema

Taken: December 1928, Ref: M627

Poster for opening performance at Whitehall cinema. Reads ‘Whitehall. Witham. “The cinema supreme” Telephone Witham 142. Grand opening performance, commencing at 7.30 Monday December 17th 1928. W Pinkham Esq Vice-Chairman Witham Urban District Council has kindly consented to open the Hall. Janet Gaynor & Charles Farrell in 7th Heaven. The Young Visitor in Hollywood. Comedy: Knight as Daze. Latest News. Empire News Bulletin. Prices of Admission 6d. 9d. 1/3 1/6 2/4. 1/3 and 1/6 seats may now be booked. 6d and 9d not reserved’.

RefM627
Date takenDecember 1928
SourceBraintree and Witham Times. Neg is at ERO, Acc. A9314.
Posted on Full size 1769 × 2655

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