Majestic Cinema ,Penang 大华戏院,槟城

In the 1950s/1960s, this cinema was a central gathering point for the locals, always bustling with activities and movie-goers, that is, regardless if the movie-goer had a ticket in hand or not.

My parents used to live a few streets away and as kids, whenever there is a new movie showing, they'd be the first to "navigate" their way in. Although this cinema has lost its former luster, it was preserved till today and gave my parents an opportunity to revisit this venue. It brings back fond memories. They lived in poverty...but they were never unhappy because they pursued happiness.

Photographer:
h-a-l-l
Uploaded:
2011-07-12
Tags:
b/w building cinema heritage penang
Camera:
Fed 5B (available in our shop)
Film:
Kodak BW400CN
City:
Penang
Country:
Malaysia
Albums:
Penang: old-school architecture

One Comment

  1. etxenike
    etxenike ·

    Beautiful story. It makes the picture even more special. Thank you for sharing it.