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‘Forget petty distinctions between highbrow, lowbrow, age, language or origin – in the great tradition of sixty years of the Everyman’, was the message in the Summer programme of ‘the oldest repertory cinema in the world’. 175 daily changing double and triple bills were advertised, included Tarkovsky alongside Russ Meyer and Martin Scorsese, and Jazz on Film alongside Frankenstein and Dracula. Cheap tickets and creative programming, however, were not enough to save the cinema from further financial decline.