Majestic Wide Screen Reopening

  On this day in history, 2 November 1953 the Mayor of Blackburn reopened The Majestic Cinema at The Exchange, Blackburn after extensive refurbishment. Looking ahead to the ceremony, Kinematograph Weekly reported: The kinema is being renovated, redecorated and refurnished and it is being equipped with wide screen—the first in the district. The Mayor of…