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RichardG123 commented about Clifton Great Barr on Oct 30, 2015 at 7:18 pm

Re Once Upon a Time in the Midlands, although the exterior shot in the film is of the former Capitol cinema in Radford, Nottingham, the interior bingo scene shots were filmed at the former Byron cinema in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire. Both buildings still exist, but neither is in use as a cinema at the time of writing.

RichardG123 commented about Picture House on Jan 21, 2013 at 5:36 am

From the English Heritage listing (listed 22 May 1990 –

β€˜To the rear of the site is the former auditorium of the Picture Palace [sic] Cinema, 1912, floored in at a later date. This retains its segment-arched moulded plaster ceiling and over the proscenium arch, a plaster relief of galleons. The cinema foyer on the first floor retains its panelling and a shallow plaster dome.’