ISBN: 9781784614461 Publication Date: 06 December 2017 Publisher: Y Lolfa, Tal-y-bont Format: Paperback, 194x129 mm, 128 pages Language: English
A volume which recalls the details of the cinema and picture houses of the west coast of Wales, from Barmouth in Gwynedd to Llanelli in Carmarthenshire. Many have by now, unfortunately, disappeared or been demolished or converted to other use. A nostalgic look back at a popular leisure activity that has languished in recent times. Includes 136 photographs.
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List of towns and villages with cinemas: Aberaeron, Ceredigion Aberdovey, Gwynedd Aberystwyth, Ceredigion Barmouth, Gwynedd Cardigan, Ceredigion Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire Dolgellau, Gwynedd Fishguard, Pembrokeshire Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire Lampeter, Ceredigion Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire Llandovery, Carmarthenshire Llandysul, Ceredigion Llanelli, Carmarthenshire Machynlleth, Powys Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire Narberth, Pembrokeshire Newcastle Emlyn Newquay, Ceredigion Neyland, Pembrokeshire Pembrey and Burry Port, Carmarthenshire Pembroke, Pembrokeshire Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire Pontarddulais, West Glamorgan Tenby, Pembrokeshire Tywyn, Gwynedd Author Biography: Alan Phillips studied history at University College of Wales, Swansea, before joining the RAF. He worked as a cinema projectionist with the Kinema Corporation and later with the Ministry of Defence.