Electric Theatre, Marsden

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  • location: Weir Side, Marsden
  • status: no longer exists
  • category: cinema

Opened in 1918 by the Leyland family, it was known locally as "Aunty Laura's". By 1939, Samuel Leyland[1] was the operator of the cinema. It closed in 1975 and was demolished following a collapse of the roof.[2]


Notes and References

  1. Born 11 August 1891.
  2. Marsden - Then and Now: A Photographic Journey (2008) by Marsden History Group, page 12.