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Souvenir programme for gala opening performance of the Odeon Jersey, Monday 2nd June 1952, to aid Jersey's appeal in support of the British Empire Cancer Campaign. [World premiere of The Importance of Being Earnest]

Reference L/A/33/A1/1/3
Date 2 June 1952
Scope and Content Contents (p. 1); advertisements (pp. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10-36, 48-69); messages from Sir A E Grasett, Lieutenant Governor of Jersey, and Sir Alexander Coutanche, Bailiff of Jersey (p. 5), Lord Horder, Chairman of the British Empire Cancer Campaign (p. 7), and J Arthur Rank, Chairman and John Davis, Managing Director of the J Arthur Rank Organisation (p. 9); information about the theatre (p. 37); biography of John Wheeler, General Manager of the Odeon, and general information about the cinema (p. 38); programme of showing of world premiere of The Importance of Being Earnest at The Odeon Jersey (pp. 39-41); information about the film (pp. 42-43); information about the British Empire Cancer Campaign (pp. 44-45); information about future attractions at the Odeon (pp. 46-47); acknowledgements and index to advertisers (p. 70).
Names Odeon Cinema
Odeon (Jersey) Limited
British Empire Cancer Campaign
Rank Organisation
Wheeler, John
Keywords cinemas | films | openings | premieres | Programmes | Theatres
Places Odeon Cinema
Dimensions 1 Booklet
Language English
Level of description File
Creator T P Bennett and Son


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