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)
  • Linda McDowell

    Blythswood & Seamore

    Many happy childhood memories of cinema growing up in Maryhill. Cinema gave me a love of films but also an introduction to perfume via the perfume machine in the ladies toilet. I think it was a half penny for a spray...

  • 1960

    Peter Griffin

    Blythswood

    Circa 1960 the cinema was due to show The Mummy. To promote it the manager dressed up as a mummy and walked around the surrounding streets. When the film finally came to the cinemas he would sometimes take the place...

  • 1942

    Catherine Brown

    The Parade

    One of my memories at the cinema is when we went to see Bambi, myself and my three children, at the Parade Cinema some time ago. I had to wait till everyone left as my makeup had ran down my face when Bambi’s Mum died.

  • 1973

    Mark Fletcher

    The Parade

    Trips to the Saturday Matinee at the Parade Cinema in the East End of Glasgow were like entering the cinema scene in Gremlins. Innocently my brothers and I found a completely empty row in the stalls to watch...