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The Cinemas of West Wales

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The Cinemas of West Wales

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Author: Alan Phillips

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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Table of Contents:

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.