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)
  • 1998

    Angela Higgins

    Odeon

    I went to see Saving Private Ryan at the Odeon Glasgow when it was released. It was mobbed and the only seats were second row. That numbing experience of the opening sequences of the landings had an incredible impact.

  • 1999

    Gail Orr

    GFT

    When you stop and think there are lots. One of mine was seeing myself on the big screen. A film was made to promote Cumbernauld and part of it was in the library.

  • 2002

    Quentin Tarantino

    GFT

    Your film theatre f***ing rocks!

  • 1995

    Joanne Black

    GFT

    My first Glasgow Cinema memory was, at age eighteen, seeing Charles Laughton's Night of the Hunter as part of my university course at Strathclyde. The a cappella 'duel' between the old lady and Mitchum's preacher...

  • 1991

    Boots

    Odeon

    I recall attending a screening of Alien 3 at the Odeon on Renfield St sometime back in 1992, the whole auditorium was quietly watching the movie until a scene where the main character oversees the autopsy of an 8 year old girl...