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September 22nd 2005 -
The Astor is now up for sale! Declining audience numbers given as the reason.
When twinned, the circle (forum 2) was named the Rapallo. It was so steep that one almost needed oxygen to reach the last row!
The Opera House in Coventry had rear projection!
Michael Healy, Melbourne, Australia
The lovely Compton organ was removed and is now installed at The University of Limerick, Ireland
I’m very interested in the comments about the screen. The Cinephone theater in Birmingham England had one which must have been installed in the mid 1950’s as it was in the CinemaScopE aspect ratio. It gave one the impression that it was floating in space!
New Year’s Greetings for 2005 from Melbourne, Australia.