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The days when we all went to the 'pitchers'

Published 20/08/2011 | 05:00

Remember
when ...
the days of
usherettes
and pullman
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Remember when ... the days of usherettes and pullman seats

•I don't bother too much with the cinema these days as television and DVDs have taken over in film land. I remember the days of the flicks, the pictures and the cinema.

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In Dublin the Savoy, the Ambassador, the Capital, the Metropole and the Adelphi were cinemas where you could always see a good film. And the Carlton was where all the creepy films were shown.

I used to love the interval when the 'Orange Maid' ladies appeared with their trays and a light on top and you would be lucky to have a few bob for the ice-pop.

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