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95, MA200/104/104
Mantle Oral History Project

Speaker: Anon., 1912 - , Interviewee, Female, Cotton mill worker; Usherette;
Speaker: Roberts, Tracey, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Describes in detail her work at the Rex Cinema in Coalville from 1951 until the cinema's closure. Talks about the Cinema Ball. Recalls the daily routines, fire alarms, power cuts and a bomb scare, as well as remembering the ceremony held with the showing of the film 'Charge of the Light Brigade'. Mentions the people she worked with, how she got her job and the cinema's change from one screen to two.
Place of birth: Hugglescote, Leicestershire
Education: Bridge Road school
Marital Status: Married, Children: Sons: 2
Father's Occupation: Miner
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Coalville
Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s,
Language: English

Recording Date: 25/2/1991
Playing time:
Access Restrictions: name withheld Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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