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The picture theatre arrived in Paignton on 15th April 1911 when the Electric Palace opened in Totnes Road. There was a ban on smoking at the first performance but at a later one at 9 pm. it was permitted.


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Title Value
Identifier ref 1442
Coverage Devon. Paington
Creator Pike, John
Format html file
Publisher Torbay Library Services
Rights John Pike
Source Torbay Library Services
Subject Maritime. Leisure. Entertainment
Type Text
Keywords theatre cinema bioscope piano music singer christie westamacott