Old Images of Birkenhead, England

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Glimpse history through old images of Birkenhead, in Merseyside, England, UK.

Ritz Theatre 1949

On Monday, November 21st 1949, the replica Royal Film Performance took place at Birkenhead’s Ritz Theatre.

This newsreel shows an exterior shot of the theatre, with a couple of shops next door, with crowds of people waiting to see the stars arrive – including Gregory Peck and his wife, who both trip up on the entrance step!

Royal Film Performance Aka Birkenhead Film (1949) – British Pathe on YouTube

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