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The Majestic Cinema
Photo: Jackie Brogan
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Item #: 4725
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Comment by: dave marsh on 21st January 2008 at 16:59

And everyone had their own ashtray!

Comment by: Frank Healy on 21st January 2008 at 17:01

Hi Jackie. Where was the Majestic?

Comment by: RON on 21st January 2008 at 17:35

Orrell, turn left at the Grapes and the building was on the right. Was for years a double glazing company's headquarters and workshop.

Comment by: RON on 21st January 2008 at 17:39

Ooops.. if you are coming from Wigan you turn right at the Grapes.

Comment by: Mick on 21st January 2008 at 18:32

I remember seeing Michael Caine and Stanley Baker beat the Zulus there, and John Wayne getting killed by the Mexicans at The Alamo. Closed down circa 1968/69.

Comment by: dave marsh on 21st January 2008 at 20:26

What a sight that was when the Zulus coming over the hill Mick.It was early 60's wen the film was released ,if I remember rightly.If you read the book the Zulus had been stitched up and had every right to re-act.

Comment by: A Bolton on 22nd January 2008 at 01:43

I Great little cinema, and we all remember the Zulu Dave,They got some revenge by slaughtering Half the British Army!

Comment by: britboy on 26th May 2008 at 01:41

I can remember as a teenager going up into the projection room many years ago, a close family friend Stanley Gray used to be a projectionist there.

Comment by: Giovanni on 27th December 2014 at 12:04

I remember this cinema. Used to take many girls from the Grammar and Secondary in Up Holland there! Happy romantic times!

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