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Kenny Thomson

Phoenix at time of opening In this picture taken in happier times for the Phoenix, painter Neil Isbister puts the final touches...
Interior of Phoenix at time of opening It was always exciting to get to the top of the steps and see the place full of people before a film...
Engineers building the Phoenix projectors Kenny writes: 'Engineers building the BTH Projectors. (1955) These projectors were originally insta...
Dismantling the Phoenix projectors From the previous picture we skip forward 49 years to see Kenny Thomson with Billy Scollie in the Pr...
Phoenix ticket office near time of opening Kenny writes: 'This is Dougie Shearers sister Rene at the cash desk 1955.'
Phoenix ticket office at last picture show Kenny writes: 'Evelyn Leask - Assistant Cashier and Miss Laura Groat, cashing up after the final ma...
Frontage of Phoenix, looking up the Back Road Kenny writes: 'Photo of The Phoenix taken from the junction with Union Street. (1960's)' Controv...
Billy Scollie and Dougie Shearer Kenny writes: 'Dougie Shearer presents Billy Scollie with a framed print of The Phoenix. November 2...
Phoenix staff in the 60s Kenny writes: 'The Phoenix 'front of house' staff in the early 1960's - Left to right, Vina Macgill...
Premiere at Phoenix Kenny writes: 'This picture was taken in 1957 at the first showing of the short film 'Life In The O...
Demolition of Albert Kinema Kenny writes: 'Although it was destroyed by fire in 1947, the 'shell' of The Albert Kinema in Alber...
Venus Peter premiere at Phoenix The premiere of the film Venus Peter was held at The Phoenix Cinema on midsummers day 1989. This pho...

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