March 1915: Cinema House, 72 Renfield Street – Special Attraction This Week – Mr Edward Davies, the Great Welsh Tenor, from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

An advertisement on page eight of The Glasgow Herald, on Monday the 29th of March, 1915, informed readers that Mr Edward Davies

would be appearing daily, at 4 and 8 pm.


At the time of composing this entry, there are recordings on youtube of Edward Davies singing Hen Ffon Fy Nain (Grandmother’s Old

Stick), and Dafydd Garreg Wen (David of the White Rock), uploaded by ‘videocurios’.


For further information about the Cinema Picture House (subsequently named the Regent), please see Bruce Peter, 100 Years of Glasgow’s

Amazing Cinemas, 1996, pages 21-24.



George Fairfull-Smith, July 2022.