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JAMES ABBOT CINEMA ORGANIST
Photo: RON HUNT
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Item #: 32652
JAMES ABBOTT COURT CINEMA ORGANIST
THANKS TO ADRIAN ROSE FOR THE PHOTO.

Comment by: Cyril on 12th August 2020 at 12:37

A very interesting vintage film about the Compton theatre/cinema organ factory. From off YouTube. https://youtu.be/50CkMZfUF3s

Comment by: Albert.S. on 14th August 2020 at 14:51

I have mentioned this before. In the black out, during the war years, the organist at the Court Cinema was knocked down by a bus, on his way home from the Cinema. He had to have his leg amputated. All vehicles in that period of time had to have their headlights shielded, showing the minimum of illumination. There was no street lighting, nor any other lighting.

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