Ritz Cinema

138 Main Street,
Cambuslang, G72 7EL

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Opened in 1930 and demolished in 1960. Any additional information would be appreciated.

Contributed by Graeme McBain

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atmos on April 5, 2006 at 8:00 pm

Forgot to mention that the style is atmospheric.Cambuslang appears to be a suburb of Glasgow.

garypainter on October 14, 2006 at 11:15 am

Cambuslang is about 7 miles southeast of Glasgow City Centre.

The Ritz was an ABC cinema. Photos can be found here:

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 1, 2007 at 2:48 pm

The Ritz Cinema opened on 12th May 1930 and was a project of John Maxwell’s ABC cinemas. It closed on 2nd July 1960 and was demolished in 1962. Shops and offices were built on the site.

kencmcintyre on April 10, 2007 at 4:08 pm

Anyone recognize this theater? Don’t be surprised if it’s listed here somewhere and I can’t find it. Kind of sad, given my last name.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on April 11, 2007 at 1:15 am

ken mc; Thanks for posting a link to the above pic. That building is currently not listed on Cinema Treasures (I will add it). It is of the Ritz Cinema, Rodney Street, Canonmills, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. Opened 9th September 1929. Designed by ABC architects’s Albert V. Gardner and William R.Glen with a seating capacity of 1,925. It closed on 28th November 1981 and was demolished.

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