Paramount Theatre

Shantung Street,
Mongkok,
Hong Kong

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The Paramount Theatre was situated in the Mongkok district on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong. It opened for business on 16th April, 1954 with a re-run English language film “Desert Legion”. It showed second run English language films in the 1950s and 1960s.

From 1st April, 1971 until its closure on 1st December, 1972, first-run English language films were shown. A commercial building was built on the site of the theatre.

Contributed by Raymond Lo

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pyee
pyee on September 16, 2007 at 6:02 pm

The Paramount Theatre was located about one block east of Nathan Road, on the north side of one of the side street (would it be Shantung Street?) I watched the movie “River of No Return” starring Marilyn Monroe and Robert Mitchum. Unforgetable place.

Suwanti
Suwanti on December 7, 2011 at 10:46 pm

Chinese name:百樂門戲院.

hhpy
hhpy on October 1, 2012 at 5:30 am

This is a good picture fore the area with Paramount next to the King Wah Restuarant. you can just about to see the top of the cinema on the right hand side of the restaurant building. http://www.flickr.com/photos/76716456@N06/7060937917

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