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arkay commented about Apollo Theatre on Jan 30, 2019 at 5:01 pm

My parents went there as the dance hall , But i went to see the various Groups Golden Earring Lou Reed Status Quo The rolling stones Black Sabbath Alex Harvey Band Watching Bachman Turner Overdrive with a support group called Thin Lizzy.

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arkay commented about Odeon Glasgow on Jun 7, 2017 at 4:03 pm

Again seen a few films here LIVE AND LET DIE The ADAMS family Manhattan and the last film i seen there was Jackie Brown, other one of Glasgows great picture houses.

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arkay commented about Shalimar Cinema on Jun 1, 2017 at 12:04 pm

I started going to this cinema back in 1974 , then it was still the Classic in the eight years since it closed i saw many many films ,it was still a good cinema back in the late seventies ,but when new owners told over it The Shalimar within a couple of years needed to spend money on the general up keep of the building a nice picture house in its day ,but lack of investment in the cinema it closed . The Shalimar suffered the fate of other cinemas in south Manchester like the Sale Odeon the Palace in Levenshulme and the Burnage Concord at the end of 1984/new year of 1985 there were not many cinemas left in south Manchester , you had to travel in city centre or in to Stockport. Yours Robert Kincaid

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arkay commented about Princes Cinema on May 1, 2017 at 7:22 am

This was the first cinema i ever visited ,i remember the ABC miners ,Saturday morning pictures , i left Springburn in Nov 1966 to go and live in Easterhouse ,no cinema there no nothing , but the Princess was great i saw many films there . Sadly gone

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arkay commented about Odeon Ayr on Feb 6, 2017 at 12:15 pm

this building is still there i visited it back in 1971 as i sa w the Disney film Million Dollar Duck. yours Bob Kincaid

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arkay commented about Royal Theater Tuschinski on Jan 3, 2017 at 10:38 am

I saw The Living Daylights here in 1987 whilst on holiday, great place to see it in.The film had Dutch subtitles but was spoken in normal English , but the Hollanders speak excellent English and thats from a Scot Bob Kincaid

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arkay commented about Savoy Cinema on Dec 26, 2016 at 1:02 pm

edna green was that her first name i started going to the Savoy in the new year of 1986. When i started going there it was part of the Tatton group , then part of Apollo in 1992 , then in 1995 it was taken over by Wendy i can not remember her second name and last it has been taken over yet again. That cinema has quite a history behind it and i have seen many many films in nearly 31 years there. Yours Robert Kincaid The Bridges of Madison County

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arkay commented about La Scala Cinema on Dec 21, 2016 at 9:13 am

I have visited it a few times over the years .Seeing Gregors Girl There and Quadophenia .

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arkay commented about Odeon Sale on Dec 19, 2016 at 4:38 pm

This was a truly magnificent cinema in south Manchester it had stalls and a circle , other cinemas in Chorlton Withington and the Classic in Stockport were all run of the mill , but the Tatton as i knew it , was great when i went there in 1984 saw i number of films such as The Temple Of Doom , Romancing the Stone , shortly after that it closed , but sadly was never busy . My time in that year was too brief when went there . I took a visit last year in to the Tatton thank fully most the orginal interior is still there, it had a huge screen for the movies. Yours Bob Kincaid