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Seats in All Parts

Source: Leslie Halliwell, Seats in All Parts (London: Granada, 1985), pp. 54-56 Text: … the Lido in Bradshawgate, as unprepossessing an unVenetian a building as could be imagined despite its gondola-filled proscenium frieze. Financed by a small Salford-based circuit, it … Continue reading

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Ben's Limehouse

Source: Ben Thomas, Ben’s Limehouse: Recollections by Ben Thomas (London: Ragged School Books, 1987), p. 43 Text: The first moving film I saw was of a man being chased, who kept falling over and tripping over things. I thought it … Continue reading

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Ben’s Limehouse

Source: Ben Thomas, Ben’s Limehouse: Recollections by Ben Thomas (London: Ragged School Books, 1987), p. 43 Text: The first moving film I saw was of a man being chased, who kept falling over and tripping over things. I thought it … Continue reading

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Memories of Old Poplar

Source: John Blake, Memories of Old Poplar (London: Stepney Books Publications, 1977), pp. 34-36 Text: Round about 1908 there appeared something new in the field of entertainment. This was during our childhood days, when after school hours the streets were … Continue reading

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Kiddar's Luck

Source: Jack Common, Kiddar’s Luck (Glasgow/London: Blackie & Son, 1974 – originally published by Turnstile Press, 1951), pp. 58-60 Text: He [his father] still took me about with him on occasion. We had a more or less established practice on … Continue reading

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Kiddar’s Luck

Source: Jack Common, Kiddar’s Luck (Glasgow/London: Blackie & Son, 1974 – originally published by Turnstile Press, 1951), pp. 58-60 Text: He [his father] still took me about with him on occasion. We had a more or less established practice on … Continue reading

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