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Paul McCabe
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Here's some you might remember.............(taken October 2023)

Below.........The Princess (that's Hale Road to the right)

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Below;..........The Commodore (Stanley Rd,)

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Below;......The Bootle Gaumont / Odeon (Opposite The Famous Broadway Stores !)

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Below.............The Carlton (Orrell Lane)

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Below.........The Regent / ABC Bowl / Allinsons (!!)....(taken from outside 'The White House'.....now a KFC !)

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Remember 'em all like yesterday (!!)

Cheers

P
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Dan
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Bootle Times January 11 1935.

No TV, but look at the choice of cinemas.

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Mack
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Courtesy of Lewis Jenkins via Art In Action, Stanley Road, Bootle.

Five children playing on the Bootle Cinema roof (back of the building) next to Malvern Road 1970s.

I used to play on this roof too with my mates.

Mack

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Mack
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Thanks to David Owens for these photos.

The Gaumont Cinema under construction, Stanley Road, Bootle.

Malvern Road is on the right in this picture.

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The Broadway Cinema Stanley Road, Bootle below (same location earlier).

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The Commodore was my local of a Saturday, sad to see how they ended up, such lovely buildings.

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Bernie R
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Mine too, Loretta.

Born and raised in the very next street (Romeo).

Bern
Born and raised in Romeo Street, later Lambeth Walk, Jersey Close, Garden Place, Hawthorne Rd, Gonville Rd now Netherton
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Not too far from me Bern, Exeter Road! :D

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DragonMagicRed
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My late Mother was a usherette in the Cinema ,the Coliseun in Literland .it was the mid 30.s Dixie Dean &Joe Mercer were all gentemen mun said .Liverpool not so much sorry :D Her name was Clara Jones . she later moved to Coventry . but her brother Richard or Dick Jones lived in Hawnthorne Rd .in Literland .untill he passed . Sorry I have no photos having trouble with printer !
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