Odeon Dudley (Merry Hill)

Merry Hill Centre, Brierley Hill,
Dudley, DY5 1SY

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Located in the Merry Hill Shopping Centre at Brierley Hill, Dudley, this 10-screen multiplex opened as the AMC on 14th October 1988. It was later taken over by UCI.

It was taken over by Odeon Theatres and re-named Odeon in around 2005. Seating capacities in the screens range from 313, down to 158.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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woody
woody on June 4, 2008 at 5:17 am

seen here in june 1992, i had just done the marquee for the opening of The Lover starring Jane March (the sinner from pinner as the press named her)
i was manager at Dudley from 1991 to 1994
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the huge iron tower on the front was meant to represent the former steelworks upon which the cinema and shopping centre were built. Internally the cinema was a carbon copy of the american AMC sites of the time, with auditoriums in dark pink and maroon.
The screens originally seated 350 x 2, 254 x 2, 224 x 4, 175 x 2.
In its glory days the cinema topped annual attendances of 1.1million customers per year, since then it has faced increased local competition from the nearby Showcase 14.

woody
woody on April 20, 2009 at 5:03 am

a lobby shot from December 1993 showing the decoations for Addams Family Values (some of which were recycled from Hocus Pocus)
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Cinefan
Cinefan on May 12, 2009 at 9:45 am

Nice exterior and lobby shot(s). Do you have any more, or is that the lot you have?

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