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Re: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.
« Reply #1958 on: November 05, 2011, 12:17:11 PM »
Pudding, thanks for your reply, I do hope you manage to find a picture of "The Prince Of Wales"  corner of Aston Church Road/ Mount Street, but in the mean time keep putting up the wonderful old pics.

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« Reply #1959 on: November 05, 2011, 04:06:45 PM »
Gibson,Phil,Mikejee and all.
 
now here is a picture to think about or sort out it was in old Nechells. I am not too sure what it was, or where about it was located. I think this was before my dads time never alone mine   
 
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« Reply #1960 on: November 05, 2011, 05:07:03 PM »

Pudding
 
I've lightened the photo and enlarged it a little so I can see it better. I think it is the Saltley Picture Palace that was just at the bottom of Alum Rock Rd. In my photo there has been some slight remodelling and performances have been cut from 3 a day down to two 7 & 9 instead of 3 7 & 9, but the prices remain the same.
 
Smashing photo though.
 
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« Reply #1961 on: November 05, 2011, 05:49:33 PM »
Phil, could it be Nechells theatre or early picture house? if you look closely at the pic it say's Nec on the lefthand side of the photo. is there any thing in the old Kelly's Directory? of that time. I wonder if member Mikejee can come up with something?
 
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« Reply #1962 on: November 05, 2011, 06:24:46 PM »
Have looked at Kellys and can't find any listing in the years I looked at for "Nechells..." which is a theatre. Surprisingly, there doesn't seem to be a listing section for theatres then ib the trades section.

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« Reply #1963 on: November 05, 2011, 06:37:59 PM »
thanks for looking Mike, I think if my mind is not getting a bit foggy, from past research I done it was possably in bloomsbury street at sixways Nechells but I don't know for definate
 
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« Reply #1964 on: November 05, 2011, 07:17:13 PM »
Pudding
 
I think it might have been The Nechells Picture Palace at the top of Bloomsbury St Near to Nechells Place a couple od doors away from my old stamping grounds the El Greco.
 
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« Reply #1965 on: November 06, 2011, 12:32:14 PM »
Phil, thank you for the info on The Nechells Picture Palace. looks like it was Nechells first and only picture house maybe it was an old time theater before then is there any street map or plan with it on that you know of?. as we are on about picture house in Nechells this photo is inside old Nehells Hall about to show films for the kids I think its taken early 1950's a little bit before I got the chance to get around on my own (hey Phil is that you getting a ticking off the minister for opening emergency exit doors?)
 
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« Reply #1966 on: November 06, 2011, 01:27:47 PM »
It's peculiar , Phil. i can't seem to find it in bloomsbury ST, even goung forward to 1946 1962, or 1965 etc

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« Reply #1967 on: November 06, 2011, 02:01:42 PM »
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I found it in the 1913 edition at 307a Bloomsbury St which later disappeared so perhaps it didn't last very long. These are the premises in 1966 centre position on the photo. The photo is from Carl Chinns Birmingham Lives archive.
 
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« Reply #1968 on: November 06, 2011, 03:47:15 PM »
Hi Gordon, Glad to see that you and your family are still enjoying the beauty of Arley,the video's I have were transferred from 8mm film, and now I have them on dvds.