Our first date was at the ‘pictures’ on 19 September 1965 to see Lucky Jim. We must have hit it off because we will be celebrating our 42nd wedding anniversary at Easter.

George Whitelock (La Scala, 1965)
  • 1930s

    Sinead McGinley


    I was just remembering a story my granny told me: It was her best friend Ina's first date with a gent, must've been sometime in the 1930s and she'd arranged to meet him at the Panopticon in Glasgow.

  • 1932-33

    Betty Norris


    When aged 5 my father took me to the Roxy Cinema to see my first film. Al Jackson in Jonny Boy and I was in floods of tears and inconsolable when he sang 'Climb Upon My Knee Sonny Boy'.

  • 1936

    John O'Brien

    The Paramount

    Nostalgia: My Mother and Father married on 21/02/1936 and with their bridesmaid and best man celebrated with a night at the Paramount (Odeon) in Renfield Street. The film was Mary Burns Fugitive starring Sylvia Sydney...