Roxy Cinema

50 Carolgate,
Retford, DN22 6DY

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Tinribs on March 2, 2013 at 1:43 am

I worked at the Roxy an Majestic as a projectionist for some years with Fred Schofiled and Cedric Shaw was Manager. The equipment at the Roxy was Kalee Model 12 Projectors mounted on Western Electric Universal base sound heads and B T-H arcs The sound was Wetern Electric Mirrophonic system later updated to Westex system. The Majestic equipment was all by B T-H.

Tinribs on March 2, 2013 at 1:32 am

The Ritz wa sei derilict when I went to Retfod Grammar school during the war and remained sofor a long time after Iworked as a projectionist at the Roxy and Majestic or aew years ad there was talk of demolising th Ritz then. Gad to see kit has survived though. Sorry toseethe Roxy has gone ray Batten

Ian on January 21, 2007 at 10:01 am

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