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
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Coalville
Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s,
Recording Date: 25/2/1991
Access Restrictions: name withheld Item Copyright: EMOHA
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