Charge at the Electric

02 Jan

110 years ago – on December 27, 1909 – the “Electric Cinema” was born in Birmingham, England. 38 years later. it was enlarged with an uptairs gallery to 399-seats and renamed the Tatler News Theater, featuring Errol Flynn in Charge of the Light Brigade. It is the oldest working cinema in the UK.…

(Please pay no attention to the oddball in uniform at the very end of this video. He apparently was not permitted to attend the premier.)

— Gentleman Tim


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  1. Gentleman Tim

    January 3, 2020 at 5:43 am

    For fans of Birmingham especially, I very highly recommend seeing Ford vs. Ferrari featuring Cristian Bale as Ken Wiles, the legendaty race car driver and designer from a suberb of Birmingham. The movie is sensational, woth an Oscar worthy performance by Christian Bale.…