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Star Cinema, Abbey Street, Bermondsey, c. 1937.

Star Cinema, Abbey Street, Bermondsey, c. 1937.
Star Cinema, Abbey Street, Bermondsey, c. 1937.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H1612
Description: The 'tuppenny rush' on a Saturday as children flock to see a special programme at the Star Cinema in Abbey Street, Bermondsey. Children supposedly called it the Lardy presumably a contracted form of 'la-di-da', rhyming slang for the star. The cinema seems to be showing 'Aunt Sally'. Like most former music halls, the Star had adapted by showing the new motion pictures.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c.1937
Credit line: Southwark Library collection.
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