London’s Supreme Talkie Theatre – The Commodore, 395 King Street, Hammersmith

Located at 395 King Street, Hammersmith, the Commodore opened its doors in September 1929. The Cinema’s monthly publication announced that for June 1934, their ‘Big Picture Parade’ would commence on the fourth with the ‘Scotland Yard Mystery’. Starring Sir Gerald du Maurier (cert. “A”), it was to run for seven days The film was described Continue reading


Victory in Europe Day – ‘There were reports of impromptu Dancing in Ravenscourt Park’

Today marks the 75th anniversary of ‘Victory in Europe Day’. The day when Nazi Germany accepted the unconditional surrender of its armed forces. A few days later the West London Observer reportedthat: ‘A brilliant sun heralded the day, throughout, which large crowds assembled in the main thoroughfares. A wireless loudspeaker installed on the roof of Continue reading