Gala Cinema

Bristol Street,
Birmingham, B5

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Mike_Blakemore
Mike_Blakemore on September 17, 2011 at 4:47 pm

In 1956 The Broadway Cinema was Taken over by the Rodgers Family (Victory Playhouse Group) Who bought it with another 2 Cinemas Warwick Acocks Green and the Era Cinema.. at an auction selling 1 Week later to Jacey Cinemas..

woody
woody on January 22, 2008 at 8:11 am

exterior shot taken around 1990 when the Fiat dealership had moved out, by this point you could wander into the derelict building, the interior had been stripped back to plain concrete walls, wish i had taken more photos
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AndrewHope
AndrewHope on May 3, 2007 at 9:30 am

I can remember one day the cast of Crossroads TV show came to the Cinephone for a visit, Sandy came to the box for a tour, do you remember that show, Audrey from Coronation Street was in it.

AndrewHope
AndrewHope on May 3, 2007 at 9:30 am

I can remember one day the cast of Crossroads TV show came to the Cinephone for a visit, Sandy came to the box for a tour, do you remember that show, Audrey from Coronation Street was in it.

AndrewHope
AndrewHope on May 3, 2007 at 9:26 am

The projectors had to be put on one foot stands to clear the heads of the people in balcony, the theater also featured a floating screen with a white picture frame and no masking for regular size films and cinemascope, the manager at the time I was there was Mr Ron Catton, he lived in Sutton Coldfield.