Memories

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)
  • 1940s-50s

    Tony Jaconelli

    Premier

    Shettleston was well served with cinemas; we had four, The State, The Broadway (later the name was changed to the Odeon), The Palaceum and the Premier.

  • 1950s

    K. Harvey

    Odeon Whiteinch

    Going to the cinema 3 times a week - I had an uncle who refused to stand for the National Anthem at the end as he was a Communist!

  • 1950s-60s

    A. K. Mortimer

    The State

    Seeing Stagecoach and Casablanca for the first time. One film I thought was super was Love is a Many Splendored Thing - Jennifer Jones and William Holden - my favourite actor!