Aaben Cinema

Jackson Cresent,
Manchester, M15

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PhilD1962 on February 3, 2017 at 11:18 am

I worked has a trainee projectionist at this Aaben cinema for about 3 months after leaving school in 1977. Even then it was a magnificent building inside. Always remember my last job when finishing at night was to go down into the basement and turn off all the exterior lights. Still sends shivers down my spine to this day. I did used to sneak down there with one of the young usherettes when all the films were running (young love). The manager used to send me to the bank with the weeks takings every week.(not an undertaking I would like to do now)

bradshawvincent on August 29, 2015 at 7:01 am

I have very fond memories of this cinema in the 1970s. Saw many iconic films including China town, one flew over the cuckoos nest, the tenant and themroc! Vince.

woody on March 6, 2008 at 3:38 am

scan of a flyer for the Aaben Cinetheque from Oct 1988 (or possibly 1989)