HistoryPoints News

Nov 26, 2021

Live commentary on silent movies


Abergavenny's Coliseum cinema, now a pub, provided good value for money in the days of silent movies, when the manager sometimes gave a running commentary - even using a stick to point out events ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

on the big screen. The first night's takings, in 1913, were donated to the relief fund for families affected by the colliery disaster in Senghenydd. For more about the building's history, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes to the left of the entrance. Or click here