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Princes Cinema, Wigan   Views: 2770
Princes Cinema, Wigan.   Comments: 4
Photo: Ron Hunt   Item #: 1684  
 
Princes Cinema, Wigan.
 
  Princes Cinema, Wigan.  

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Comments by jim, 18th April 2008  
My mother worked at the Princess in 1935.Her maiden name was Annie Booth of Bottling Wood.Still have the reference from June 1935 signed by a Mr M.Carr

Comments by jim, 19th April 2008  
My uncle,who still lives at Bottling Wood tells me he remembers the Princes being opened by Anna Neagle (later to become Dame Anna Neagle)sometime in the 1930's ? At the time she was a really top star of both stage and screen. All this at a time when most Wiginers lived hand to mouth,really hard times with genuine poverty the norm for most,even those "lucky" enough to be in work. A "SUPERSTAR" in town! And, as my old Gran used to say,"wiantanapnyferscratarswi" urttime .

Comments by DAVE MARSH, 27th March 2009  
I managed to get a photo of this just before the emblem was removed.It's on wiganworld somewhere.

Comments by Allan Wilkinson, 29th March 2015  
Saturday morning matinee for a tanner, good memories.....

 
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