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kevinp commented about Fan Cinema on Jun 11, 2011 at 3:34 pm

still standing as of today !

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kevinp commented about Fan Cinema on Feb 26, 2011 at 5:02 pm

alas after 7 years of campaigns the owners have forced the leaseholders of the snooker hall to leave : if they start work by the 28th feb , this historic community building will be demolished

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kevinp commented about Odeon Leicester Square on Jan 12, 2011 at 6:38 pm

a rare diagram of what this place is and was about !

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kevinp commented about Walpole Cinema on Dec 5, 2010 at 2:22 pm

here’s a rare picture inside take by the great John Maltby

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kevinp commented about ABC Kingston upon Thames on Jun 6, 2010 at 9:35 am

some great writing and pictures here from ian g

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kevinp commented about ABC Kingston upon Thames on Jun 6, 2010 at 9:35 am

2.25 million pounds and it’s yours !!!

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kevinp commented about Astoria Old Kent Road on Mar 13, 2010 at 12:24 pm

heres some scans from an 80 yr old astorian magazine

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kevinp commented about Bow Tie Cinemas will use Technicolor's non-digital 3D projection system on Mar 7, 2010 at 5:44 am

i remember the “ over and under ” system in 1981 : silver screen and polarised/splitter lens being hired from an independent supplier in soho ( central london ) : we used it at Streatham Odeon in screen 3 : film was called “Parasite ” : quite effective and ( to the best of my knowledge ) not owned or invented by Technicolor ! so bar lens resolution improving and finer grain stocks, is it essentially the same process ?

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kevinp commented about Cape Cinema on Dec 26, 2009 at 12:41 pm

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kevinp commented about Cape Cinema on Apr 25, 2009 at 8:47 am

have just purchased 4 postcards from ebay : herewith two lo-res links

: higher to follow : what an amazing cinema !

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kevinp commented about 5th Todd A0 festival st the Schauburg Cinema on Mar 8, 2009 at 5:17 pm

william, some validation in what you say : however : the Schauburg runs features off a cakestand in two parts on one DP 70 projector. obviously there is a lot of trust in the excellent team there.

also, there are fairly regularly shows over the States, check out the in 70 mm website .

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kevinp commented about Odyssey Cinema on Jan 25, 2009 at 10:12 am

seems the property developers have partially given in…. and allowed one of our stalwarts
James Hannaway ( rex berkhamstad ) to pop in and check the building out…

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kevinp commented about Odyssey Cinema on Jan 25, 2009 at 5:53 am

did any one know it was called the RIALTO for a while… who ran this..i thought it was Odeon to the end…

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kevinp commented about Odeon Wood Green on Nov 1, 2008 at 8:46 pm

a more recent picture

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kevinp commented about Odeon Wood Green on Nov 1, 2008 at 8:43 pm

herewith a program from 1937…

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kevinp commented about Cine Lumiere on Oct 30, 2008 at 5:07 am

I worked there occasionally as relief projectionist in the evenings in the early 90’s.
The 1960’s Westars had very slow changeover shutters :they sometimes did a “wipe” across….
once, when i did a show for the birthday of film critic Phillip Berenson and friends we showed a fellini film that started off silent… then sound came through the projection box monitor…so all was fine….after a few minutes birthday boy arrived huffing at the projection door…quite high up…saying he knew the front was silent…but there was no sound at all….I stopped the show after going into the auditorium…and found that the speaker had been disconnected and wheeled away on the theatre stage…

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kevinp commented about Odeon Marble Arch on Oct 11, 2008 at 10:25 am

herewith some pictures from 1967 featuring D150 : somewhat conflicting screen size : 62 feet …to er 79 ft later being nicer and er more accurate !

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kevinp commented about Coronet Cinema on Sep 11, 2008 at 5:50 pm

this I just found : looks like the auditorium would completely disappear just leaving the facade and foyer……

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kevinp commented about Minema Cinema on Sep 7, 2008 at 10:10 am

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kevinp commented about Coronet Cinema on Sep 7, 2008 at 10:03 am

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kevinp commented about ABC Ewell on Sep 7, 2008 at 9:38 am

some more pix here
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and a great picture of the car park sign featuring the original name ‘Rembrandt’

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kevinp commented about Odeon Park Royal on Sep 6, 2008 at 7:57 pm

a sad set of pictures here…

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kevinp commented about Odeon Isleworth on Sep 6, 2008 at 7:01 pm

and here’s some more !

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kevinp commented about Odeon Islington on Sep 6, 2008 at 5:41 pm

some more pix here : check out the Al Jolson billboard remnants !

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kevinp commented about Himalaya Palace Cinema on Sep 6, 2008 at 5:22 pm

here’s some more

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