Palace Cinema

17 Highgate Hill,
London, N19

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Electric Palace

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Located in the north London district of Highgate. The Electric Theatre opened in 1909. Seating was provided on one floor, there was no balcony. The facade was dominated by a large arch which contained a half domed entrance.

It was taken over by Union Cinemas in 1935 and they in turn were taken over by Associated British Cinemas (ABC) in October 1937.

It was re-named the Palace Cinema from 1954 and closed on 12th April 1958 with Marlon Brando in “Sayanora”. It was demolished and the site has been re-developed for retail use.

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 29, 2006 at 2:36 am

A vintage postcard view of Highgate Hill in 1922 with the Electric Palace playing Charlie Chaplin in “The Kid”:
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