Cinema Listings for Bromley in 1941

This advert for the cinemas of Bromley lists the top films being shown for the 6 days following Monday 27th October 1941. The Odeon’s top movie was ‘Billy the Kid’ – action in technicolor. The Regal in Beckenham however was showing ‘High Sierra’ and ‘Conga Swing’. The Gaumont in Bromley was showing ‘I Thank You’ and ‘Behind the News’ Splendid cinema, on Bromley Road was also showing ‘High Sierra’ and then ‘Facing the Music’ With the Rex cinema in Hayes, Kent also showing ‘Billy the Kid’ featuring Robert Taylor. Source:…

Disney’s Pinocchio comes to Bromley!

Disney’s Pinocchio comes to Bromley For Everyone – of every age! It’s easy to forget how old Disney’s Pinocchio actually is!  This film listing for Bromley’s Gaumont cinema was published in September 1940 and lists if as Walt Disney’s full length feature film in technicolour.  A great distraction for families living through World War 2, especially when the threat of bombing was common and so close by. Source:Bromley & District Times, September 1940