Early black and white postcard showing the Crescent Cinema, left, and the Crescent Garage, right, with Dewsbury Road in the foreground. The New Crescent Super Cinema opened on August Bank Holiday, Monday, 1st August 1921. It housed a 'specially-built Picture House Organ' at a cost of £3,000. The film advertised in this image is the 1920 production of 'Confession' with silent movie star, Henry B. Walthall. The cinema closed in 1968 and thereafter became a Bingo Hall. At this time the proprietor of the Crescent Garage was Charles Edward Parfitt and he also ran the adjoining confectioners (left of garage) which was called 'The Elite Chocolate House'. The shop and garage were addressed as numbers 293 and 295 Dewsbury Road. A car of 1920s vintage is parked at the Crescent Garage.