Regal Cinema

The Island,
Church Street,
Kingsbridge, TQ7 1DD

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The Regal Cinema opened on 1st February 1933 with Jan Kuipura in “Tonight’s the Night” (US title “Tell Me Tonight”). It was built by a local firm W.J.C. Scobie & Son Ltd. and was operated as a family cinema that was family-run. It was equipped with Kalee 12 picture heads and British
Accoustic G2 soundheads on Magnes bases. The proscenium opening was 18 feet-6 inches wide.

It closed on 27th October 1973 with Walt Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”. After attempts to sell it as a going concern which proved unsuccessful, the building stood empty for three years until late 1976 when it was converted into a bingo club on the first floor and shop units on the ground floor.

Today it is used as the Regal Club and Bar.

Contributed by Tim Blyth, Ken Roe
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