055055:New Westgate cinema Westgate Road/Clayton Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1934

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : A 1934 photograph of a tableau advertising the film 'My Old Dutch' shown at the New Westgate cinema Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne. The film was shown during the week commencing 26 November 1934. A man dressed as a pearly King is holding the reins of a pony and cart containing a pearly Queen and King. Behind the tableau is a stage on which part of a band or orchestra is sitting. To the right in the background is a group of men and women in evening dress. Men and women are also looking down from the balcony.Theatres Collection : Local Studies Source of Information : The photograph is possibly taken at the Oxford Galleries New Bridge Street. The 'New Westgate' cinema (1927-1937) was formerly known as 'The Picture House' (1912-1914) then the 'Westgate Road Picture House' (1914-1927). Its name was later changed to the 'Westgate' (1937-1950) and finally to the 'Gaumont' (1950-1958). Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 055055
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4084854897/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 5 years, 4 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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