Faux newspaper broadsheet advertising the 60th anniversary of the Odeon Exeter, four paged A2 paper. Inside there is a plethora of advertisements for local businesses including stills from many iconic films. There's also a promotion to win 4 free Odeon tickets by looking out for hidden ticket icons in the adverts, they appear in the ads for: David Cooper Watches, Chef's Corner Cafe, The Mortgage Shop, Elliott & Saunders Ltd. There's a small write up on the back page proclaiming that cinemas have "never been so popular!", and telling the tale of the Odeon Exeter. Opened with a £70,000 investment, opened August 30th 1937, first film shown was 'Charge of the Light Brigade' (1936), two smaller screens added in 1972, remodelled in 1986.

Item number 65445
Category Publicity Material
Type Cinema Buildings
Language English
Country of origin UK

Part of the Gordon Chapman Collection