Looking Back: December 15

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THIS week’s picture, taken outside the old Granada cinema, dates back to 1965.

Joan Andrews, who is in the picture, writes: “I remember when we used to go to the Granada cinema every Saturday morning (the tanner rush!) and watch films and serials. It always ended with an exciting episode of Zorro - which was always a cliffhanger ending - sometimes literally – but it kept you coming back. We sang songs including our theme tune, The Rugby Granadiers (sung to the tune of the British Grenadiers), and followed the words with a bouncing ball on the screen.

“We also had competitions including the fancy dress competition in this photograph, which marked the forthcoming showing of The Wizard of Oz, we all had to dress up as characters out of the film. Myself, my brothers and my sister are on the photo, I wonder if anyone will recognise themselves or a friend there too?”

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