|||Dewsbury Road, The Crescent Picture House (Beeston) (1 comment)
Image shows the Crescent Picture House in Dewsbury Road. It was designed by architects C.C. Chadwick & William Watson of 9 Albion Street, Leeds. It opened on Bank Holiday Monday, 1st August, 1921 with a special opening picture 'Build Thy House'. Special features of the 1,158 seater cinema was the grand Picture House Organ which cost £3000 to build, the first class orchestra and the 'latest and best' ventilation system. The films showing at the time of this image are 'Passion' starring Pola Negri which was released in 1919, 'Tess of the Storm Country', the 1914 film featuring Mary Pickford, and Pauline Fredrick in 'The Glory of Clementina' of 1922. The Crescent closed as a cinema on 6th July, 1968 and re-opened as a Bingo premises. The last film to be shown was 'The Man Outside' with Van Heflin.
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|||Frank Palmer, Licensed Petroleum Spirit Store (Hyde Park)
Image taken outside Frank Palmer's Licensed Petroleum Spirit Store with a Kodak Brownie camera in 1957. The garage was located at number 1 Hyde Park Corner, on the east side, adjacent to The Crescent. Two men in overalls are working under the bonnet of a car.
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|||Hyde Park Corner, Frank Palmer Petrol Station (Hyde Park) (4 comments)
|22nd April 1937
View of Frank Palmer, motor engineering premises and petrol station which was at number 1 The Crescent. W. Michel Ltd, bakers and confectioners can just be seen on the left.
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|||King Lane (Alwoodley)
|15th February 1935
King Lane, junction with the Crescent after improvement. Garden walls and fencing, gas lamp to left also has sign for 'LCT Bus stop'.
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|||King Lane, by junction with The Crescent (Alwoodley)
|11th November 1951.
View of King Lane showing trees in the process of being felled. The detached house just to the left of centre is no. 752 King Lane, at the junction with The Crescent.
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