A Boy, a Girl and a Bike

This photo was taken on 25 June 1949 and Bracky insists it is outside the Palace cinema, Southall. When I pointed out it looks more like a bomb site than a cinema he said it is “round the back, near the market”. Bracky says the cinema was showing A Boy, a Girl and a Bike and the West Twelve R.C. were roped in as part of a publicity stunt but he can’t recall what was involved. John Brackstone is second left and Albert Borsberry is third left. If you recognise anybody post a comment.

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  1. Terry painter said

    The market was at the back of the Odeon .There was a space behind the Palace for long queues.To confuse the memory.the Palace became the Odeon.Film shown at the Palace about July.Diana Dors early film.I believe she was living in Hanwell at the time. Northern BLRC club members were extras.how can I post this on a group Facebook site? Terry painter

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