Metropole Cinema

Birkirkara

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back of the metropole from inside

The largest and newest of Birkirkara'a cinemas, the Metropole is now a plumbing and electrical warehouse, having been totally gutted inside for this use. It had a single balcony and was probably around 1,600 seats. It would appear to date from the 1930’s.

Contributed by Ian Grundy

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Ian
Ian on May 24, 2008 at 8:02 am

Exterior photo (the large white building) taken May 2008 here:–

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lirdoss
lirdoss on May 29, 2010 at 12:50 pm

When I was a kid, I used to watch movies in this cinema. I remember that it was the only cinema in Malta with a sliding roof. I am trying to find articles about the history of cinema in Malta. There were other cinemas in Birkirkara. I remember the Prince (Valley Rd) and the Ritz (John Borg Str)

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