Community Contributed

Early Days with the Regent, Levin

Kete Horowhenua2020-01-27T18:37:38+00:00
On 18 November 1983 the Chronicle published a feature on the Regent Theatre.

This one-page newspaper photo spread was provided by Dick Denton.

This picture of the Regent staff was taken about 1977 on the occasion of a social get-together.

From left are:
Jeff Gouldsmith (former projectionist),
Joan Judd, May Bignal (who joined in April 1954),
Jennifer Williamson (now a theatre nurse at Palmerston North Hospital),
Nancy McKenzie (who recently completed 30 years service at the theatre),
Phyl Fowler (who has

been continually employed since 1946 but who had links with the Regent since the 1930s),
Rossie Marshall (12 years with the theatre), Mrs Williamson (wife of the manager),
David Williamson (who now manages a Woolworths store at Hawera),
Alisdair Williamson (now with the film maintenance team at TV2 NZ, Avalon),
and in the foreground, Mr Frank Williamson, manager.