Theatres in Preston: a brief history

Preston's first picture venue, the Star Theatre on the south-eastern corner of High and Gower Streets opened on September 28, 1922. The audience was entertained by one of the cinema swashbuckling sensations of the day, 'The Mark of Zorro' starring Douglas Fairbanks, Marguerite De Le Motte and Noah Beery.   Read more about Preston's theatres in a fascinating history compiled by Brian Membrey. 

TheMarkofZorro.pdf(PDF, 1MB)