Ritz Theatre

Nathan Road,
Mongkok,
Hong Kong

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Ritz Theatre

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The Ritz Theatre was situated in the Mongkok district on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong. It was built on the site of the Victory Cinema, which had opened in 1941. The Ritz Theatre opened to business on 20th March, 1953 with a Mandarin language film. Before its closure on 1st June, 1972, it showed second run English language films except for a short period in early 1959 showing first run English language films. An office block was built on the site of the theatre.

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pyee
pyee on September 17, 2007 at 2:20 am

The Ritz Theatre was located on the west side of Nathan Road, a few blocks south of Argyle Street. Nothing extravagence, but it was an affordable and comfortable place to sit and watch movies.

Suwanti
Suwanti on September 28, 2007 at 4:37 am

Ritz building,an office building was built on the site of the Ritz Cinema.

pierre27
pierre27 on August 25, 2009 at 5:45 pm

There is an old photo of the Ritz theatre in Gwulo Hong Kong (meaning antiquated Hong Kong) web site:
http://gwulo.com/node/1219

mrb
mrb on August 30, 2009 at 3:42 pm

Pierre, thanks for the link. There are a couple more photos of the Ritz here:
http://gwulo.com/node/3029

And a few photos of other old Hong Kong cinemas here:
http://gwulo.com/place-map-search?tid=cinema

Suwanti
Suwanti on September 9, 2009 at 12:33 pm

The Ritz Cinema was built on the site of the former Victory Theatre which opened to business on 1st January, 1941.

janetvelasquez80l
janetvelasquez80l on October 26, 2009 at 2:29 pm

Ritz building,an office building was built on the site of the Ritz Cinema.

http://www.hubschrauber-selber-fliegen.eu

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on December 6, 2010 at 6:31 am

Another photo of the Ritz is on this webpage (scroll down about halfway): View link

pierre27
pierre27 on May 29, 2011 at 11:25 am

Ritz was on the junction of Nathan Road and Shantung Street (山東街)

Suwanti
Suwanti on August 3, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Chinese name:麗斯戲院.

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