Odeon Dudley

22 Castle Hill,
Dudley, DY1 4QQ

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SteveSidaway
SteveSidaway on February 10, 2014 at 9:30 am

I remember going to the closing night, the poor usherettes were all in tears…!

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 22, 2008 at 3:36 pm

A photograph from October 2007:
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Ian
Ian on December 31, 2006 at 11:03 pm

Another shot of the exterior, this time from 1995:–

http://flickr.com/photos/12494104@N00/339681349/

bluejuice
bluejuice on February 18, 2006 at 9:08 am

hi
i am researching my family history, and i have found out that my great grandfather george albert richardson was the manager of an odeon cinema in the birmingham area around the 1930’s i would love to see it but i am having troble fing out which one i suspect it may be dudley does anyone know how i might find out for sure . many thanks

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 22, 2006 at 4:12 am

Here is an October 1965 photograph I took while I was the Assistant Manager of the Odeon. “The Guns of Navarone” was the film playing that week:
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HornerJack
HornerJack on January 11, 2006 at 8:01 pm

Ken Roe – Thanks for adding these cinemas. This Odeon looks like a great venue. The exterior Art Deco design is fine in its understatement. Churches are great tenants for old cinema treasures. Ironic that in the old days, movie theaters were a target for many Christian denominations!

woody
woody on January 11, 2006 at 7:10 am

Heres another view, showing how little the building has changed, taken around 1991 when I was a manager at the nearby UCI multiplex
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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 11, 2006 at 6:05 am

Two exterior photographs of the Odeon Dudley taken in October 1949:
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A close up view taken in 1969:
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