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Since the establishment of cinemas such as Barrow, Ulverston, Dalton and Millom, news media featuring national and local events have appeared.

If pioneer pilots come to the town and bring a thrilling experience to the public, then they hope to find their films in Hollywood or the latest British film studios in one to two weeks.

At the North West Film Archive (North West Film Archive) the Ulverston Coronation Hall movie night, you can appreciate the rare relics of the news age.

The movie night is called a carnival on the movie and can be watched at 7.30 pm on March 16 (Thursday).

It includes materials from Barrow, Furness Abbey, Ulverston, and the tuberculosis sanitarium in High Carley near Urswick.

The fascinating selection of films also reflects Furness's industrial activities and traditions from the 1900s to the 1980s.

When such films are made, they are first shown in the cinema in the Coronation Hall

The Palladium Cinema on Victoria Road in Ulverston opened in 1920 and can accommodate 815 people.

Around 1929, it was equipped with a sound system to play "intercom" movies.

It closed in October 1957 and was demolished around 1965.

The Ulverston Roxy Cinema opened on Monday, June 21, 1937, with "Rose Marie" starring Nelson Eddy and Jeanette Macdonald.

The cinema was designed by Drury and Gomersall for the James Brennan circuit. The cinema has several cinemas in Furness.

It can accommodate a total of 1,250 seats, of which 850 are located in the booths and 400 are located in the circle and balcony.

In the 1970s, movie theaters were shared with bingo games.

The last traditional downtown cinema to close in Barrow was Ritz at the corner of Abbey Road and Holker Street, and later Apollo.

It was built by the huge Huge Rainey in accordance with James Brennan's plan and is the newest and most luxurious cinema in northern England.

On September 14, 1936, Mayor Bram Longstaffe (Bram Longstaffe) opened.

The first show includes a Mickey Mouse cartoon and music from the organ of the Crompton Cinema, which rises from below the stage.

It can accommodate up to 2,000 people in its luxurious folding seats.

After the war, it was part of the ABC chain and had a minor club-they had their own badge and entered at a discounted price on Saturday morning.

It was sold and became Astra in 1977, and the main auditorium was divided into three smaller cinemas.

After Apollo moved to Hollywood Park, the ruin became a ruin, and the site is now where Emlyn Hughes' office is located.

Electric on Buccleuch Street was Barrow’s first purpose-built cinema, which opened on September 8, 1910.

Its cleanliness did not attract people's attention, and it earned the title of Bug House or Bug Hut.

It is also one of the first people in the country to have "two seats" in the back row for courtship. Closed on June 20, 1957.

Of all the cinemas lost in Barrow, the stadium has always been considered the most attractive.

It is near the intersection of Abbey Road and Rawlinson Street and opened on September 8, 1914.

It is the first luxurious cinema in the town and has its own orchestra to provide dramatic music for silent films.

The Gymnasium was the first person to show an "intercom" movie-the first was Jolson among Jazz Singers in March 1929.

In the late 1940s, it also featured a naked stage performance, which was called "a performance, you cannot see if you blush easily"

Those who blush easily are members of the "Purity League" that previously banned performances.

The stadium can accommodate more than 1,000 people and was closed in January 1964.

The old Walney cinema is located on Natal Road. It opened on November 1, 1915. It was designed to provide "safe" for thousands of new workers in the Vickers ammunition factory. entertainment.

It was opened by Lord D'Abernon, Chairman of the Liquor Control Committee.

The cinema also hosts variety shows and concerts and is a venue for Walney amateurs.

Closed on June 20, 1959.

On March 22, 1913, Essoldo on Abbey Road began to live in the form of Gaiety Theatre and Picturedrome.

It began to display "Talkies" in 1930.

It was renamed Essoldo in 1950 and closed in 1964.

On August 9, 1937, the Odeon Cinema at the corner of Cavendish Street and Dalkeith Street opened under the name The Roxy.

It was built in the outer shell of the Old Royal Theatre and is owned by James Brennan.

The first movie was "Light Travel" starring Errol Flynn.

In November 1945, the name was changed to Odeon, and it had its own children's club called Birthday Club.

The name was changed to "Classic" in 1967 and closed in June 1976, named after "Champers Nightclub".

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