64 North Street,
Brighton, BN1 1RH

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Showing 4 comments on July 29, 2013 at 9:37 pm

Yes! I recognize it from the 1933 b/w photo.I saw the “Desert Song ” (1929) there, “Mr.Midshipman Easy”, probably “When knights were bold” w. Jack Buchanan, and a film with Diana Churchill in it. Can’t recall the title. Nice, cosy, little cinema.


RHScottSpencer on March 15, 2013 at 12:54 pm

I worked as a relief projectionist at this cinema when it was known as The Brighton Film Theatre and run by Myles Byrne’s and the BFI. Yes the equipment was old but it did all work.

Davell on June 4, 2008 at 12:22 pm

Several years ago I went into the projection box of the Cinescene. They were using Kalee 21 projectors with President arcs. A Duosonic sound system was also employed.

Ian on November 25, 2007 at 3:59 pm

Another photo of the Cinescene, taken post closure, pre transformation into fast-food outlet here:–

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