Odeon Canterbury

43-45 St. George's Place,
Canterbury, CT1 1UP

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Buffer on February 8, 2014 at 1:03 pm

Interior showing the organ was taken before the Regal was twinned. Barleycorn d├ęcor above old screen level retained in screen 1

RHScottSpencer on March 17, 2013 at 9:26 am

This cinema was the first one I ever worked at and was paid to do so, I was in the army at the time and did the odd evening and weekend. At the time it was the ABC cinema and had only 1 screen. I also did the odd evening and weekend at the Odeon which was further down the road at the time.

Ian on February 5, 2008 at 7:37 am

Photo from 1988 as the Cannon here:

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Ken Roe on January 19, 2006 at 5:48 am

The opening programme at the Regal Cinema was Jack Hulbert & Cecily Courtneidge in “Falling for You”. The cinema was equipped with a cafe and ballroom (this section of the building was destroyed by bombing and was never re-built).

In the auditorium there was a Compton 3Manual/9Rank theatre organ with illuminated console that was opened by Reginald Foort.