Mini programme listing films showing at the Marlborough Picture Theatre, 397 Holloway Road, Holloway, in October, 1920. Front carries a logo for the cinema in blue ink. Inside the following screenings are listed: "Mon, Tues, Wed, Oct. 4, 5, 6. Vivian Martin in "Little Comrade." Also Jack Pickford in "A Burglar by Proxy." Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, Oct. 7, 8, 9, 10. Robert Warwick in "In Mizzoura." Also Enid Bennett in "What Every Woman Learns." Mon, Tues, Wed, Oct. 11, 12, 13. Nazimova in "The Red Lantern." Sublime, superb, exquisite, irresistible--and then one cannot describe it--it beggars description. Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, Oct. 14, 15, 16, 17. Harry Houdini in "The Grim Game." See Houdini actually leave one aeroplane for another in mid-air. The two machines interlock and plunge to the ground, and only by a miracle separate before it is too late. It is indeed a thriller of thrills. Mon, Tues, Wed, Oct. 18, 19, 20. Wallace Reid in "The Lottery Man." Also Dorothy Gish in "Out of Luck." Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, Oct. 21, 22, 23, 24. Charles Ray in "Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway." Also Vivian Martin in "The Home Town Girl." Mon, Tues, Wed, Oct. 25, 26, 27. Bryant Washburn in "Love Insurance." Also Sessue Hayakawa in "The Illustrious Prince." Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, Oct. 28, 29, 30, 31. Marshal Neilan Production "The River's End." Can you imagine a girl falling in love with her supposed brother? You will find a strange, unusual, and tender love story in "The River's End," by James Oliver Curwood. Reverse page has the heading "SINCERITY" with the text: "The Marlborough Programme is built upon Sincerity--the sincere conviction that only by giving our patrons photoplays and music that are better, and by continuing to give them better photoplays, each one as good or better than the last, can the Marlborough Theatre succeed as a permanent institution." Printed by T. Whittingham & Co. Several of the listings inside have X's marked beside them in pencil. Programme is inside a paper casing with clear plastic front with additional information handwritten on the back: 'Marlborough / 397 Holloway Rd / Holloway / (Closed 1957)'

Item number 40515
Category Programme
Type Cinema Publicity
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Vivian Martin (Subject)
Jack Pickford (Subject)
Robert Warwick (Subject)
Enid Bennett (Subject)
Alla Nazimova (Subject)
Harry Houdini (Subject)
Wallace Reid (Subject)
Dorothy Gish (Subject)
Charles Ray (Subject)
Bryant Washburn (Subject)
Sessue Hayakawa (Subject)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection