ABC Higher Blackley

Victoria Avenue East,
Higher Blackley,
Manchester, M9

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dgcarter63
dgcarter63 on August 29, 2012 at 10:07 am

Actually it’s Manchester who are wrong. The Sea Ghost with Laura La Plante was made in 1931.

geoffstafford
geoffstafford on February 27, 2010 at 7:34 pm

This cinema seems to be older than stated above. Manchester Libraries have a photo of the exterior from 1920:

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and one of the interior, also 1920:

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Plus two from 1968 when it was showing ‘Smashing Time’:

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on November 25, 2008 at 6:38 pm

A vintage view of the auditorium in 1955, looking towards the proscenium:
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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on October 13, 2008 at 7:37 am

Another vintage view from October 1955, when Associated British Cinemas took over:
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