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The cinema

Saturday Matinee

Is a whole afternoon.

First: Cinesound newsreel.

Movie matinee serial follows –

Surviving from an earlier decade,

But still gripping, entertaining.

Intermission.

Fantails, Jaffas, Smith’s Crisps, Choc-Tops, Coca-Cola

Foods for the “flicks”.

Back to our seats, chattering, unwrapping, crunching.

Lights down. Silence … nearly.

Feature film rolls.

 

 

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