Monthly Archives: November 2010

Will Onda ran the Longridge Palace Cinema in 1913-14!

. The Longridge Palace Cinema near Preston is now one of the oldest cinemas in the North West. This amazing little cinema is a source of great pride in Lancashire but also shrouded in some mystery as to its origins … Continue reading

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Three men and a bioscope

A curious photograph of Will Onda was once published in the Lancashire Evening Post in 1989 by the music hall and cinema historian Geoff Mellor. Onda is shown sitting in a De Bion motorcar with three men and a woman. … Continue reading

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