Photos favorited by Mike_Blakemore

  • <p>Picture source:  Architectural Review     The original Interior pre- the 1923 Fire..</p>
  • <p>Picture Taken in the time before it was wrecked by progress</p>
  • <p>Pictured In Better times..  Whilst I was there as Assistant Manager</p>
  • <p>Picture Showing the Stage with The House Tabs Open..</p>
  • <p>Screen 1, July 2013.</p>
  • <p>Screen 1, July 2013.</p>
  • <p>Oscar Deutsch… The Father of Odeon…
              Next to him, is his wife who designed the sofa they are sitting on..    I cannot remember the cinema opening, that this photo was taken</p>
  • <p>Original safety curtain, photographed in November 1937 at the theatres' opening.  It still exists today, and is used on special occasions and whenever the stage is used.</p>
  • <p>View of Screen</p>
  • <p>auditorium</p>
  • <p>Picture taken outside “The Regal”</p>
              <p>Pictured 3rd from the right is Sir Sydney Clift..Founder of the “Clfton Circuit” “Cinema Proprietors Ltd.,” Godfather of “Odeon” “P & M Screen advertising” “International Film Distributors” and interests in a number of other compaines..</p>
  • <p>View from Circle…</p>
  • <p>View from the Balcony  (The Gods)  I think seat belts should have been warn while you watched the film :o)</p>
  • <p>Interior before demolition</p>
  • <p>Note the plasterwork finish how very plain it is. The design had to be ammended due to War time restrictions.</p>
  • <p>Part of the Foyer ..   Taken before it was ruined and turned into atriple cinema</p>
  • <p>Its off subject.  But important Cinema History   (Poster from My Collection)</p>
  • <p>View from stage</p>