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Opening of Muswell Hill Odeon 1936

The Odeon Opening Night, with Mr. Oscar Deutsch in attendance, together with a film detailing the quick rise of Odeon cinemas.

Opening of Muswell Hill's new cinema. Long shot of cinema. crowds, Oscar Deutsch head of Odeon circuit - in black tie. Mayor of Hornsey, councillor J. Winkley J.P - outside cinema entrance - Deutsch and Mayor shake hands. Basil Rathbone - talking and smoking outside cinema. Wolsey - famous comedian. Crowds laughing and waving. Actor Richard Barthelmess with his wife Jessica Stewart Sargent. Police struggling to keep crowds back. Joan Gardner (wife of Zoltan Korda), Derek De Maurier (?) and Hazel Chariot (?). Crowds enter the cinema.

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Comment by Hugh on August 14, 2015 at 14:05

Sabu was a regular vistor at Harringay Arena, but I think after WWII.

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