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Liverpool Blitz: 7pm

While many people have gone home and stayed there to listen to the wireless, others are walking to the local cinema. Queues are around the block, and people are anxious to hear reports of the attacks on their city.

Learn more about wartime entertainment.

Damage to the Scala cinema
The Scala cinema on Lime Street suffers bomb damage during the Blitz. 3 May 1941
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Audio clip
 

Audio:
Eve Tate talks about seeing newsreels at the cinema.
(windows media | mp3 | read transcript)

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